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From Bisexuals to Beyoncé: Huckabee's Most Outrageous Quotes of 2015

As former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) announced his candidacy for the 2016 GOP presidential ticket on May 6, EDGE pulled his top six most ridiculous anti-gay, anti-choice, anti-Obama and anti-Beyoncé statements. And they're all from this year alone!

Dr. Ben Carson Apologizes for Controversial Gay Comments, Blames CNN

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 5
Retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson apologized for comments he made Wednesday about homosexuality being a choice, but is also blaming CNN for the wave of backlash he received.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Won't Be Called 'Anti-Gay'

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 17
What do you call someone who writes a book claiming that the Nazi party was founded in a gay bar then brags about influencing foreign governments to adopt laws criminalizing homosexuality?

Anti-Gay Candidates Win

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Nov 5
Anti-gay candidates performed well in the midterm elections Tuesday.

Anti-Gay Remarks at Debate Spark Anger in Brazil

INTERNATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Sep 30
A minor character in Brazil's election race faced a firestorm of criticism on Monday after saying during a presidential debate that the country needs to stand up against gay people who should receive psychological help far away from the general population

19 Kids and Campaigning (For Anti-Gay Candidates)

TELEVISION | By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 25
The Duggar Family from TLC’s "19 Kids and Counting" have taken their hootenanny act to the conservative campaign trail again, this time for anti-gay GOP US Senate hopeful Rev. Mark Harris from North Carolina

Reject the Gays, Says Va. Congressman

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
A Virginia House Republican is causing friction among colleagues by pushing the House GOP campaign to withhold support for the party’s gay candidates.

Despite Lesbian Sister, Neb. Gubernatorial Candidate Won’t Back Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 1
Despite having a lesbian sister, Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Republican Pete Ricketts says marriage is meant for a man and a woman.

Anti-Gay Pastor Announces Plans to Run for Governor of Mass.

Controversial anti-gay pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity, announced on Monday his intentions to run for Governor of Massachusetts.

Cain Campaign Assails Accuser Bialek

POLITICS | By Shannon McCaffrey | Nov 8
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain went on the offensive Tuesday against the only woman to publicly accuse him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the latest in a series of claims that have threatened his White House ambitions.

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