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Bill Nelson flips under pressure, becomes 51st senator to support gay marriage

From Naked Politics blog:

Sen. Bill Nelson has reversed his opposition to gay marriage, becoming the latest senator to do so. Now, only six Democrats in the chamber are opposed to gay marriage. In a statement to the Tampa Bay Times editorial board, he wrote: It is generally accepted in American law and U.S. society today "... that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. I believe that. The civil rights and responsibilities for one must pertain to all. --- Alex Leary

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