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.
We're getting rain well ahead of our cold front. Expect to need that umbrella on and off all day and tonight, too. A bit messy, unfortunately, for First Friday activities.
With the blast of cold air that follows, we'll probably have a dry day on Saturday, and the chance of a Sunday wintry mix into the afternoon and evening. A light coating could occur for some before a changeover to rain. Stay tuned!