Skip to comments.Laura Bush Supports Gay Marriage, Abortion
Posted on 05/12/2010 6:47:05 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Former first lady Laura Bush has broken with her husband on the premier social issues of his administration and said she backs gay marriage and abortion.
After more than eight years of silence on the controversial issues, Mrs. Bush said in an interview with CNN's Larry KingTuesday, that gay marriage and abortion were points of contention with her husband, former President George W. Bush.
Mrs. Bush in recent weeks has been promoting her memoir "Spoken from the Heart," in which she writes about her life both before and after becoming first lady.
In response to a question about gay marriage, she said, "There are a lot of people who have trouble coming to terms with that because they see marriage as traditionally between a man and a woman. But I also know that, you know, when couples are committed to each other and love each other, that they ought to have, I think, the same sort of rights that everyone has."
Mrs. Bush said she and the ex-president "disagree" on legalizing same-sex marriage.
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I keep reading stuff like this about her book, I think I will pass on buying this one and reading it.
Its time for the media to divide the GOP again
I’m beyond surprise anymore. I think I will just continue to ride the spiral out.
What a waste of potential.
Do you think that they forced her to say those things?
Doesn't really matter, we voted for Ronald and W
I guess she needed something controversial to sell her book. How sad!
Boy I wish the media would report on the things that Obama
and his henchmen support that to me would be news. If they are pulling from her book then they should pull some things from Obamas book.
I hate to say this, but it makes me doubt whether Bush was really pro-life. (Don’t forget, he wanted bra-burning leftist Harriet Miers on the USSC.)
Seriously, it’s such a deep, moral issue. Why do all these RINOs (GW Bush, GHW Bush, McCain, Dole) have pro-abortion wives? (Ms. Dole claimed to be a prolifer, but she now co-chairs with Christine Todd Whitman a PAC to purge pro-lifers out of the Republican Party, the insanely revealingly titled, “It’s MY Party [so just give us your money and votes get the hell out? -D] PAC”.) OK, an exception I could see — couples don’t always agree on even the most personal, moral issues — but they’re unanimously pro-abortion!
Barbara Bush was pro-abortion, too. Very unfortunate, because I like both of those ladies. But they seem to have blind spots on some of these basic moral issues.
I think that Harriet Miers was a feminist and was quietly pro-abortion, in spite of all the efforts to paint her as an “Evangelical.” And it was Laura more than anyone who backed that supremely lousy choice for the Supreme Court.
The Bart Stupak First Lady.
I’m very disappointed in the former first lady. I am heartened by President Bush’s stance.
I never expected Laura Bush to turn into Megan McCain. I won’t be buying her book either.
Expect Mrs. Bush to be warmly embraced by the women at the View, Rachel Maddow and Elena Kagen.
Thank God we still have Sarah to look up to.
You folks all read her moving book yet ? :)
No. If she had said the opposite do you think it would have been mentioned at all?
Just noticed this post too.
No more RINOS! Gays and abortionists have all the legal provisions you could ask for.
They wish to usurp religion.
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