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Rachel Maddow Takes Down J.D. Hayworth On Gay Marriage

by @ 5:59 pm on March 16, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Dumbasses, Elections, Gay Marriage, Individual Liberty, Politics

Last night Arizona Senate candidate J.D. Hayworth appeared on Rachel Maddow’s show to discuss his comment on Sunday that authorizing gay marriage could lead to “men marrying horses”:

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The answer, of course, can be found in the decision itself:

Marriage also bestows enormous private and social advantages on those who choose to marry. Civil marriage is at once a deeply personal commitment to another human being and a highly public celebration of the ideals of mutuality, companionship, intimacy, fidelity, and family. “It is an association that promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects.” Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479, 486 (1965). Because it fulfils yearnings for security, safe haven, and connection that express our common humanity, civil marriage is an esteemed institution, and the decision whether and whom to marry is among life’s momentous acts of self-definition.

So yea, he’s wrong.

One Response to “Rachel Maddow Takes Down J.D. Hayworth On Gay Marriage”

  1. DONNA says:

    Thats right Rachel!!!! Let him have it!!! you are awesome!! i thank God for you!! keep up the great work!

    May God bless you and yours! : )

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