We must also commend politicians for taking solid steps to support equality such as Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton:
In Canada Cummins won't get votes on this social policy belief because largely we only have approximately 10% of an evangelical following country wide. The issue here is has been debated and there's more important things like jobs, economy, healthcare and education to talk about.
A fun history fact: we (Canadians) had our Obama in the 70's and early 80's - with Pierre Elliott Trudeau with his most famous line that, 'Government has no place in the bedrooms of Canadians.' And it has stuck.
Of course we're talking about consenting adults only for those who will split hairs.