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Anti-LGBTQ lawmaker who celebrated son’s gay wedding just can’t find the connection

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Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Glen Thompson can’t figure out why everyone made such a fuss about the fact that he celebrated his gay son’s wedding just three days after casting his vote against protecting same-sex marriage rights.

It’s a real head-scratcher, isn’t it?To recap, last month Thompson was one of 157 Republicans to vote against the Respect for Marriage Act, which seeks to repeal the Clinton-era Defense of Marriage Act and require federal recognition of same-sex marriages in the United States.Days later he said — through a spokesperson– that he was “thrilled to attend and celebrate” his gay son’s wedding.Related: 5 times anti-gay bigots were caught engaging in very pro-gay behavior behind closed doorsThe House vote came about after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, sending the issue of abortion back to individual states.

Many of those states have since made access to abortion impossible or highly restricted. Justice Clarence Thomas, in his concurring opinion on the ruling, said the court should look again at Obergefell v.

Hodges. That 2015 case legalized same-sex marriage across the U.S.Speaking with NBC news affiliate WJAC, Thompson said, “I was surprised first of all that my personal family business became a national focus.

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