RNC Chairman Tells GOP Not “To Act Like Old Testament Heretics” On Same-Sex Marriage


I was appalled when Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman came out last week and endorsed same-sex marriage because his son is a homosexual.  Portman decided that supporting his son’s sinful lifestyle was more important than what his faith says on the subject.

However, after hearing what Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee told Susan Page from USA Today, I am ready to drop my affiliation with the GOP and take my vote to either the Libertarian or Independent Parties.

Page asked Priebus about the GOP 2016 platform and whether it would endorse same-sex marriage.

Page: “Karl Rove said in a Sunday TV interview that he thought it was possible, that he could imagine the 2016 Republican presidential nominee supporting same-sex marriage.  Can you imagine that?  Is that conceivable to you?”

Priebus: “I’m not sure, you know that I can’t look through that crystal ball, but I think you see people like Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are talking about states’ rights and the Tenth Amendment. Obviously you hear a lot of that in our Party. My position is that marriage is between a man and a woman but my other position is that you treat people with dignity and respect, love and grace, and so I think they’re all compatible with each other. I don’t believe we need to act like Old Testament heretics either…”

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