Skip to comments.Libertarian at CPAC Says Government Violating Rights of Religions That Support Same-Sex Marriage
Posted on 03/12/2014 11:34:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai
At a panel discussion on CPACs main stage Friday, libertarians and social conservatives agreed that while they share some core beliefs, they remain at odds over the issue of same-sex marriage.
Tom Minnery, president and CEO of CitizenLink, said there are many things that social conservatives appreciate in the Libertarian Partys platform.
Libertarians have led the way in helping us understand the need to cut back wasteful government and to get government out of our lives, Minnery said. But we also find this in that party platform: Government does not have the authority to license personal relationships. Consenting adults should be free to choose their own sexual practices.
Alexander McCobin, co-founder and president of Students For Liberty, disagreed with the assumption that being a libertarian means being a member of the Libertarian Party.
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How many attendees at CPAC WEREN’T libertarians?
I heard on the radio that the average age of attendees was 26.
Sounds like a guy who stands for nothing.
The libertarians at CPAC were saying that there were much more important issues than prohibiting same sex marriage and keeping pot illegal.
Then why at every turn were they pushing FOR the legalization of both?
If there were more important issues, leave these low rung social issues off the table instead of pushing FOR them.
Well, he's right about that part. You only have all this 'gay marriage' nonsense because people invited the state to get involved in something instituted by God.
Libertarians are not conservatives. We share “some” of the same goals, but are far from kissing cousins. And it is always a libertarian that garners 5,10,15% of the vote away from the conservative...not the liberals...and guess who wins.
Hence the whole “religions that support SSM” bit.
the only difference between hippies and libertarians is libertarians pay taxes
I just got a Facebook message from a friend of mine who said he went to CPAC last week and met Ben Carson and Ann Coulter.
or it was one of the “unidentified” mole homosexual group members who is just trying to destroy from the inside.
this was not libertarian, this was an anarchist.
conservative is conservative there is no social or fiscal.
You are correct, just like in this special election, libertarians are vote splitters by payment or stupidity.
How many attendees at CPAC WERENT libertarians?
CPAC and the ACU are a fraud. They are obviously over run with agenda pushing liberterians and careerist GOPe types looking to network. This story and the pro amnesty panel they had are a joke. Just about every year it seems there is some buffonery going on at CPAC. I really question its usefulness at this point.
He expressed the libertarian position.
those and open borders ARE their platform
That is one of the weirdest things to say when marriage in America comes up, it is meaningless, and useless, but it does distract people.
That has nothing to do with the United States, or even religion, since some religions have gay marriage, and some have polygamy, and in America you aren't required to have a religion at all.
They always say that as not-so-subtle cover for the fact that they despise these social issues. Giving them short shrift is the way they show their contempt for real conservatism.
And balance their check books.
Why did the state ever get involved in marriage..one reason...reproduction and legal inherently. ..think henry the eight..he took over the church in his country to give himself a divorce .if he wanted a male child he could just bed the women he wanted with out being married to her .but any child would be a baster with no legal standing..he had to be married to the mother..same reason a woman should being a virgin and must consummate else a marriage could be anulled..legal heirs.. the state had one reason only to get in to marriage. .reproduction of legal heirs
What does that even mean, “when did the state get involved in marriage”?
Do you mean the Spartans, Greece, Rome, the United States, Mohammed and Islam, New Guinea headhunters, tribal law for the Sioux, what kind of silly question is that?
If you are interested in our own country, the United States of America, then ask about it.
What is your point, you want us to be ruled by the Mosque, or some national church, that you must accept or die? Is that your political position that you want to sell?
Not when they’re high lol