Posted by Robyn Gee Youth Radio
You might not expect somoene who worked on Governor Rick Perry’s presidential campaign to celebrate the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. But Liz Mair is a member of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom To Marry campaign, which works specifically to legalize same-sex marriage in every state.
Mair is a Republican political strategist. She’s worked on numerous high profile campaigns, including leading online communications for the Republican National Committee and Governor Scott Walker’s recall election. In her work, she’s often disagreed with candidates about this particular issue.
”I’m a libertarian. My general view is that it’s a bad idea to have private contracts between consenting adults being voided on the basis of nebulous public policy grounds where you don’t have scientific evidence backing up the particular stance,” she said.
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