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Pro-Marriage Candidate Wins Dem Primary in West Virginia

No one else seems to have noticed yet, but Alan Mollohan (D., W. Va.), who twice voted no on a federal marriage amendment and earned a 63 percent approval rating from Human Rights Campaign, was just ousted by a man (Michael Oliverio) who strongly endorses “traditional” marriage. 

In 2009, Oliverio spoke at the West Virginia Family Policy Council’s Pastor’s Briefing:

The Family Policy Council thanks Del. Boggs and Sen. Oliverio for their time and willingness to speak at the Pastor’s Briefing. But most importantly we thank them for standing with the overwhelming majority of West Virginians that support the traditional definition of marriage between one man and one woman.

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