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Santorum: Perry Must Support Polygamy If He’s ‘Fine’ With New York’s Marriage Equality Law

By Igor Volsky  

"Santorum: Perry Must Support Polygamy If He’s ‘Fine’ With New York’s Marriage Equality Law"

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Presidential candidate Rick Santorum (R) lashed out against Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) for suggesting that he was “fine” with New York’s decision to legalize same-sex message, asking Perry — who is said to be considering his own run for the White House — if he would similarly endorse polygamy or laws against “heterosexual marriage“:

 

 

Santorum made headlines in 2003 for comparing same-sex marriage to bestiality and is now using same-sex marriage and so-called “traditional family values” as center pieces for his presidential campaign.

On the campaign trail, he has repeatedly argued that marriage equality would “destabilize” society, called for a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as a union between one man and one woman, and claimed that gay people don’t deserve the “privilege” of parenthood. Allowing gay people to marry is “going to have a devastating impact on our children, it’s going to have a devastating impact on families, and it’s going to have a profound impact on religious liberties,” he said during a campaign stop last month.

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