- WND - http://www.wnd.com -
Ohio conservatives revolt
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/23/2013 @ 12:04 am In Politics | No Comments
(LifeSite) The Republican Party of Ohio has appointed as its executive director a registered lobbyist actively campaigning to redefine marriage in the state, deepening the conflict between voters and the party elite. The move triggered swift backlash, as a coalition of 80 conservatives from across the state issued a letter warning party bosses they “will not support them” in the future.
The new GOP leader is Matt Borges, a lobbyist for Equality Ohio, the group pressing to overturn the state’s constitutional amendment against same-sex “marriage.” He was hand-selected by retiring state GOP chairman Bob Bennett, who has led the party since 1988, and is seen as Bennett’s heir apparent.
Article printed from WND: http://www.wnd.com
URL to article: http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/ohio-conservatives-revolt/
© Copyright 1997-2013. All Rights Reserved. WND.com.