Washington Gubernatorial Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage ‘Threatens To Destroy All Standards’

Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna (R) announced yesterday he intends to run for governor, but Joe Mirabella points out that his past statements against the LGBT community could lose him the votes he needs. In 2004, he compared same-sex marriage to polygamy and incest, claiming, “It threatens to destroy all standards we apply to the right of marriage.” Washington has marriage-like domestic partnerships and recently started recognizing out-of-state same-sex marriages.