The Christian conservative Government
Is Not God PAC has warned Ohio Senator Rob Portman that his gay son
may die of AIDS.
On Friday, Portman became the first GOP
senator to endorse gay marriage. Portman wrote in an op-ed that he
had a change of heart on the issue after his son, Will Portman, came
out to him and his wife, Jane.
Rob Portman reverses course on gay marriage.)
group warned Portman in a blog post that he was “accepting a
behavior that may eventually kill his son from AIDS, other sexually
transmitted diseases, or oral cancer.”
“Homosexual sex is ultimately just as
destructive as cocaine use. Would Portman suddenly call for the
legalization of cocaine if his son had announced that he was a
cocaine addict? Would that be 'loving' and 'compassionate'?”
“Will Portman support 'group'
marriage – which is the next phase of the gay agenda?”
“What will happen to Rob Portman's
belief system when he discovers that his son is infected with HIV or
The organization also called on Portman
to put his son into “ex-gay” conversion therapy.
“A person with a same-sex attraction
has a treatable condition. No one is 'born gay' and there is hope
for those who want to overcome these destructive behaviors.”
Burress urged Rob Portman to reject his gay son.)