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

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

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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