Republican Donor to Fund Pro-gay Super PAC (Slate, 6/9/12)

Posted on: June 9, 2012

Republican Donor To Fund Pro-Gay Super PAC
American Unity PAC will give GOP candidates financial incentives to support marriage equality.
By Daniel Politi

Hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer is one of the country’s most important Republican donors. The 67-year-old is also a big supporter of gay rights, giving more than $10 million of his own money to equal rights causes across the country. Now Singer tells the New York Times’ Frank Bruni that he, along with some like-minded Republicans, will be putting forward $1 million to launch a new super PAC with the sole mission of encouraging GOP candidates to back marriage equality.

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