"Same sex marriage is an issue of equality. Everyone of legal competence is free to enter into the union of marriage because marriage is a fundamental right bundled up in our notion of what freedom is, even if it took a Supreme Court decision to make it so, but everyone does not have the right to enter into a union of his or her choice. Therefore, Republicans cannot take shelter in states’ rights and plausibly contend that freedom means freedom for all. If we want freedom for all, we must be prepared to grant equality to homosexuals as a constitutional imperative. The Republic will still stand," - Roger Stone, Republican macher.