In a recent CNN interview, former New York City mayor and possible presidential aspirant, Rudy Giuliani had these words of wisdom for the Republican Party:
…get the heck out of people’s bedrooms and let these things get decided by states….I don’t know [why] the heck the Republican Party wants to be getting involved in people’s sexual lives and personal lives so much….Stay out of it, and I think we would be a much more successful political party if we stuck to our economic conservative roots.
What planet is Giuliani from?
First, homosexuals have no intention of letting “these things get decided by the states,” hence the fevered efforts to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.
Second, Republicans in the sex lives, bedrooms, and personal lives of other people? Surely Giuliani jests.… Continue Reading
A state constitutional amendment is the legislative solution to the problem of same-sex “marriage.” We cannot, however, ignore the fact that the barrier to secure this solution is political. The political problem must be addressed before we expect to realize a binding constitutional marriage amendment.
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The fact is, we must deal with the political realities of Springfield’s power structure before we can think about realizing legislative solutions. I would like nothing more than to see the “Civil Unions” law repealed and a state constitutional amendment defining marriage as one man, one woman passed. The fact is, in every legislative session since 2003, such an amendment has been introduced, but has, without exception, failed to even be scheduled for a legislative hearing.… Continue Reading