Gay Marriage Politics

August 1, 2011 - 3:29 AM
FILE - In this July 25, 2011, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks during a rally at the Delaware County fairgrounds in Manchester, Iowa. Same-sex marriage might seem like a straightforward issue: You're for it or against it. Yet for the field of Republican presidential hopefuls, it's proving to be an awkward topic as public attitudes change and more states legalize gay unions, the latest being New York. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)