In the next few days, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. This law would prevent the federal government from giving same-sex couples the same benefits as married couples.
During a speech on the house floor Tuesday, George representative Phil Gingrey said that he believes a family needs a mother and a father.
He then took it a step further and said that children should take classes on traditional gender roles.
Gingrey, the leading Republican candidate for the Georgia senate, calls into question whether or not a gay couple can offer the same values as both a mother and father.
While he says he's not out of touch, Gingrey says he believes a family needs a mother and a father in order to survive.
Very gusty winds and heavy rain expected through midnight Wednesday morning as a powerful cold front moves in!
After highs Tuesday near 70 degrees, late Tuesday night into Wednesday temps tumble into the 30s and rain changes to wet snow. Little to no accumulation expected.
Freeze warnings posted Tuesday night into Wednesday AM. Protect sensitive plants!