Jake Shannon - Utah Libertarian Candidate Endorses Gay Marriage

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Jake Shannon is the Libertarian candidate for Congressional District 3 (the as-of-yet nonexistent district). He has some pretty standard right-wing views on most issues, but when it comes to social policies, like same-sex marriage, he’s surprising everyone.

Jake Shannon is the Libertarian candidate for Congressional District 3 (the as-of-yet nonexistent district). He has some pretty standard right-wing views on most issues,Guest Posting but when it comes to social policies, like same-sex marriage, he’s surprising everyone.In 2012 (when the congressional 3rd district may become a reality), Mr. Shannon plans to run on a platform of full equality – which would be a far cry from Orrin Hatch and Jason Chafetz.In an interview with cityweekly writer Josh Loftin, he said:"The state should be out of marriage laws. Why are they licensing it up front? They should enforce it on the back end, as they do with any contract."Hmmmm... interesting. Especially with the national Libertarian Party trying so hard to court the LGBT demographic right now.This article was originally written and posted by Eric. For more information about this article visit http://prideinutah.com/?tag=jake-shannon

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Jake Shannon is a libertarian author, U.S. Congressional candidate, and the Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Utah. http://www.JakeShannonforCongress.com

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