Do Republican Presidential Contenders Really Support Gay Marriage?

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"Call me cynical, but I wasn't sure [Obama’s] views on marriage could get any gayer."

Today over 100 prominent Republicans signed a brief urging congress to codify legislation providing equal rights to marriage for gay couples. Though any movement towards equality is a step forward, we couldn't help but notice that very few of the Republicans on the list are actually in office.

So we wondered what the front-runners of the Republican party, those most likely to garner the Presidential nomination in 2016, fell on the question of marriage equality. What did we find? Well, when Jeb Bush is the most reasonable, moderate voice on your list, you might be in trouble. Here's a handy list to let you know what the big names have to say about marriage rights.