Former Utah Governor and 2012 presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is speaking out in favor of same-sex marriage, saying it's actually a very conservative idea.
In an op-ed for The American Conservative, Huntsman writes about pushing for civil unions and equality for the LGBTQ community as Governor of Utah.
Now, the Republican adds, it's time for his party to step up.
“Conservatives should start to lead again on this issue and push their states to join the nine others that allow all their citizens to marry,” he writes.
“There is nothing conservative about denying other Americans the ability to forge that same relationship with the person they love."