Rubio Goes Full-Tilt Cultural Conservative

by Jason St. Amand
Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says supporters of gay marriage often show "intolerance" toward people like him who support heterosexual marriages.

Rubio on Wednesday also told an audience at Catholic University that those who support abortion rights ignore the rights of "the unborn."

Trying to win forgiveness for pushing a failed immigration overhaul, Rubio is rushing to woo social conservatives ahead of a potential 2016 White House run. While Rubio has consistently held conservative positions on gay marriage and abortion, his emphasis now is an effort to find support among social conservatives who have yet to settle on a favored candidate in the presidential campaign.

Rubio says America cannot be a great nation unless it has great morals and values.

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  • patroy, 2014-07-23 15:46:42

    This closet queen needs to get over herself!!!

  • Pirmin, 2014-07-23 16:59:23

    Well, equality and equal rights most certainly are not biblical values...far from it, in a book that condones slavery. So it’s not surprising that equality and equal rights are not among Mr. Rubio’s important values.

  • Wayne M., 2014-07-23 21:16:08

    Rubio ignores the truth that those of us who support marriage equality DO support heterosexual marriage and that speaking out for equality does not show intolerance of those who support heterosexual marriage. However, he can hardly expect us to be tolerant of a point of view that demands we should be happy with second class status.

  • , 2014-07-24 11:52:58

    This is so typical Republican. They have been using the same tactic for years...and it still works, I guess. Accuse those who don’t support your bigotry to be intolerant. This type of spin will be the mantra in 2016 campaigns.

  • , 2014-07-24 14:25:36

    With all the comments I’ve been reading about this, you guys are all very intolerant and only proving him right. Way to go left wings.

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