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01/19/2011

Video: Rick Santorum vs. full spectrum of our natural world

by Jeremy Hooper

Since leaving the Senate, Rick Santorum has made a name for himself on the anti-equality speaking circuit. Here he is with Kevin Smith, head of New Hampshire's chief anti-gay marriage lobby group, and with Maggie Gallagher, the nation's most prominent voice on the opposition side:

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Cornerstone POlicy Research's 10th Anniv. dinner [Picasa]

So what kind of comments are earning the former U.S. Senator these bookings of political import? Well, ones that paint gays and their families as downright "unnatural," natch:


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Ya know, it's one thing to take on marriage policy. But gunning for the very cores of gay existences by painting us as unnatural and our families as invalid? That's beyond the pale. And it's an albatross that's ultimately gonna drag down the carefully code-worded marriage movement that folks like Gallagher (Maggie, not the prop comedian) have been so strategically crafting for the past decade or so.

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