OMG. Google 'Tucker Carlson' And 'Gay Marriage.'

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"History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people." ~Martin Luther King Jr.

The Huffington Post identified the 10 Democratic senators who have yet to publicly support gay marriage. What are they waiting for? A majority of Americans support it; yes, even Tucker Carlson supports it.

Our efforts are paying off. Only 3 remain! Please take a second to TWEET, EMAIL or CALL a few of these senators and ask them to publicly support marriage equality. Yes, you can even thank Tucker!

Senator Casey 1. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 4/1/13!

Sen. Casey said the letters & stories he received impacted his decision.

Tweet a "thanks" to Sen. Casey!

Email Sen. Casey
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-6324



Senator Manchin 2. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)

Opposes same-sex marriage and backs DOMA.

Oh boy. Baby steps, folks. Organizing 101: Share Your Story -- tell Joe what gay marriage would mean to you.

Email Sen. Manchin
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-3954



Senator Hagan 3. Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 3/27/13!

She has a tough re-election in '14. You can email, call, or Tweet her to say "thanks," and let her know we'll have her back.

Email Sen. Hagan
Call her D.C. office: (202) 224-6342



Senator Nelson 4. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 4/4/13!

Way to go, Bill! Tweet Sen. Nelson to say "thanks!"

Email Sen. Nelson
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-5274



Senator Heitkamp 5. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 4/5/13!

Give Heidi a big "HOO-AH!" and tweet her a "thanks!"

Email Sen. Heitkamp
Call her D.C. office: (202) 224-2043



Senator Landrieu 6. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.)

"People should be allowed to love who they love."

Tough state -- it has a constitutional ban against same-sex marriage, AND she's up for re-election in '14. So, be gentle but firm. We need Mary to lead from her great big heart. 

Email Sen. Landrieu
Call her D.C. office: (202) 224-5824



Senator Carper 7. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 4/2/13!

Right on, Tom! Tweet a big "thanks" to Sen. Carper!

Email Sen. Carper
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-2441



Senator Johnson 8. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 4/8/13!

Make sure you tweet a "thanks" to Sen. Johnson!

Email Sen. Johnson
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-5842



Senator Donnelly 9. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.)

UPDATE: Supports same-sex marriage as of 4/5/13!

Right on, Joe! Courage of conviction, man. Tweet Sen. Donnelly a "thanks!"

Email Sen. Donnelly
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-4814



Senator Pryor 10. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.)

Does not support same-sex marriage.

Look, it's Arkansas, people; I can't do anything about that. We gotta start somewhere. Be nice: Share your personal story about what equality marriage means to you. Kill 'em with kindness.

Email Sen. Pryor
Call his D.C. office: (202) 224-2353



Tucker Carlson BONUS: Tucker Carlson ("libertarian")

Supports gay marriage.

So, we agree with Tucker Carlson! There's a first time for everything. Swallow your pride. Reward tolerance. Tweet Tucker a quick thanks:

On July 24, 2007, Carlson said on his show, "I'm just for marriage generally. I'm for people making a lifelong commitment. Do you know what I mean? I'm not against gay marriage, actually, and I'm the most right-wing person I know." Carlson later went on to say, "I think, marriage has been a great thing for me, and I think it's a really civilizing force, and I think it would be a civilizing force for gay people, too."



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