Skip to comments.Rick Santorum Defends Anti Gay Marriage Stance: Marriage Is the Glue That Holds the Family Together
Posted on 01/02/2012 9:56:53 PM PST by Lazlo in PA
In an interview on Studio B Monday, Shepard Smith challenged Rick Santorum on his position on gay marriage. Santorum said that whether homosexuals should be allowed to marry is really a question of values, saying, The question is whether we should change the laws of this country to reflect a different value structure. What were talking about here are different values. We have to Judeo-Christian values that are based on Biblical truth and truth that can be acclaimed and resolved through reason. And, those truths dont change just because peoples attitudes may change.
He went onto say, People are allowed to love a lot of different people and a lot of different, and we honor those relationships, but we dont call them marriage and we dont treat them like marriage.
Santorum concluded, Family is the foundation of our society and marriage is the glue that holds that family together. Thats not being against anybody, thats being for something.
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Refreshing to see a person running for POTUS not tap dance around on this issue. It is no surprise that this line of questioning came from Shemp Smith.
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Here is a clue for Shep, and Rick.
Marriage is sanctioned by the Church.
Civil unions are sanctioned by the state.
Most folks are ok with that.
Don’t muck with the Church you jerks.
And this is why the largely gay-rum major media will utterly DESTROY HIM...
It was an NPR local news director who laughing told me what a “Santorum” was, two years ago.
When you Google “santorum” this is one of the Top Ten search results:
“Refreshing to see a person running for POTUS not tap dance around on this issue.”
Yes! Refreshing to see a politician with PRINCIPLES.
The government should not legalize perversion.
My apologies, Rick is right on this matter.
Good for him.
People are allowed to love a lot of different people and a lot of different, and we honor those relationships, but we dont call them marriage and we dont treat them like marriage.
That is absolutely disgusting. I have noted here at FR a few folks referring to Rick as “Frothy” and had no clue what it meant. I learn something everyday I am on FR, for good or bad. In this case bad. LOL,
I am not a Santorum supporter, and never plan to be one.
But I will say I loved the interview he did with Hannity tonight, he did very well.
"And this is why the largely gay-rum major media will utterly DESTROY HIM..."
Practically every time they have a state vote on gay marriage- even in deep blue states- it gets shot down. The MSM can harp away all they want against him on this, but I really question whether the public at large will care. (Even Obozo opposes it).
“I have noted here at FR a few folks referring to Rick as Frothy and had no clue what it meant.”
Those who use that have likely identified themselves as TROLLS.
This term started on DAILY KOS (Shock!), and was quickly picked up by a mainstream media over-run with queers.
The water’s warm!
I call Ron Paul “Foamy”
But that is another matter.
At least Shep has a clear purpose in life — namely, to boost the self-esteem of boxes of rocks.
Santorum v Obama debates!
Did he say how he feels about serial adultery?
Good for santorum.REFRESHING.
And this is why the largely gay-rum major media will utterly DESTROY HIM...
So, what is the issue here? Anyone seeking the office of president should not upset the gay-run media or perhaps they should keep quiet and not upset the gays?
Anyways, if its not the gay issue it would be something else.
After they did their best to make sure Romney is the last Republican standing Santorum, a conservative pro-family man, slipped in under the radar.
The lefties have got to be going bat guano.
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I have to say.....that I am starting to move towards Rick Santorum...
I am praying about it, starting today.
There are a lot, lot more people in the world with the name Santorum than just Rick Santorum. That’s pretty stupid and sophomoric of them to do even if he was ‘the only one’, but he certainly is not.
Marriage is sanctioned by the state. Look at the laws governing inheritance. Go back to Roman times and follow the progress of laws forward. Civil Unions are a contrivance but they give to the parties virtually the same rights as partners to a marriage have. Yet two brothers/sisters living together ; two close friends with no sexual relationship are denied these same rights.
Man, it sure seems like it wasn’t all that long ago, that even the pro-homo movement didn’t want “gay marriage.” It’s almost like their culture hijack got hijacked and they went along like sheeple.
Marriage is for the establishment of BLOOD LINE INHERITANCE.
Gays do not reproduce. Therefore. there is no transfer of property to the next generation.
“Yet two brothers/sisters living together ; two close friends with no sexual relationship are denied these same rights.”
Familial relationships “Blood lines” are covered by long (Thousands of years) of inheritance rules, that vary by culture.
“Two close friends” have no rights, whatsoever, over familial rights.
I am liking him more each day.
All he has to do is to keep saying that while marriage should be between a man or a woman, that in a free country, people can choose the .lifestyle they wish. That a conservative Constitutional administration will protect their Gd given freedoms whether others like it or not. That every life is precious, gay, straight, black, white, polka dotted. He could clean up for us all on this issue. He must not let the Glee Club define the issue. Get out in front of wanting every american to live the life of his choice, unfettered by gov’t control.
As to the first line, even adoptive children do not inherit in Texas, except by will, in many cases.
As to gay marriage, it took a long while to obtain the abolition of common law marriage, but since 1970, it is quickly become the norm. Gay marriage is simply the reductio ad absurdum of this process. The finally stake in the heart of traditional marriage. Instead we have the idea of purely emotional relationships. When the emotion goes away, the relationship ends.
There is NO CLEAR CHOICE if if is Obama vs. Romney.
It is a very clear choice, the chance for the Republic to speak and say whether it wishes to continue to be destined for the ash heap of history, if it is OBAMA VS> SANTORUM, I am becoming increasingly convinced.
It was not designed or intentioned as a recipient of a male penis. Physiologically, historically, morally, religiously.
Sorry to get graphic, but homosexuality is an afront to God's natural law, in addition to being devoid of ways to reproduce the human race naturally.
He is an authentic leader, save for his support of Arlen Specter which was, and forever will be a disaster.
Queer Nation and their friends in the media, (as well as NAMBLA) will terrorize him - and this election may become the bellwether on gay marriage.
The Romney attack will be interesting as well. He will now be head to head with a fearless, determined conservative with nothing like the polluted baggage of a Newt Gingrich.
You guys don’t get it:
The main reason the homos want to have their marriages recognized is for THE BENEFITS (so-called spousal health/dental/life insurance).
We need to eliminate the difference in treatment of benefits for married vs. single people for employees and then there will be no incentive for the shirt-lifters to grab for benefits.
In other words: Each employee receives ONE UNIT of benefits no matter what his/her marital/sexual orientation.
The Gay Marriage movement is really just another variant of the socialist agenda. It’s all about LIBERAL GREED.
As for the religious angle, since we presumably have separation of church and state, it should not matter what the bible says about gays for how the gov’t handles this.
They are people and should have basic human rights, correct? The Libertarian stance would be let homos get married if they want to, but don’t accord them (or married people) any different amount of benefits.
I personally don’t care what the homos do. Let them get married (hey, that means less men competing for women for us single guys) but don’t force me to pay extra for their “spousal benefits”.
That is the proper Civic argument against Gay Marriage.
Me too. I saw the "Interview" with pretty boy Shep. Shep did his best to shake Rick on gay marriage. Rick stood his ground with good answers. It was obvious Rick knew Sheppie boy likes other boys.
One thing I like about Santorum.. he presents his views on issues and doesn`t shift them with the prevailing winds.
“This is what I believe, take it or leave it.. but I`m not compromising,” seems to be the message here. Works for me.
Its almost like their culture hijack got hijacked and they went along like sheeple.
More like once they got the camel’s nose under the tent they began working on the rest of the animal.
It saddens me to see how successful they have been at convincing otherwise sensible people that this disorder is just another acceptable way of pairing.
You guys dont get it:
The main reason the homos want to have their marriages recognized is for THE BENEFITS....
No, you don’t get it. What they want is for all of us to sanction their disordered lives. They want there to be no restrictions on acting out on any sort of sexual desires involving any sort of object or animal, including our children and our pets.
As far as I know...Obama has not yet officially backtracked on what he stated during the ‘08 campaign...that he also believes marriage is between a man and a woman.
The libs want to ignore that. I hope that when the firestorm rains down on Santorum, he will remember this and point out that he and the president actually agree on this (hee hee)
The gay mafia absolutely hates him. He knows how to talk back to them and to the media.
Just a few months ago, I had real reservations about supporting him given the sound drubbing he got in his reelection bid.
But I can't help but admire the way he has fought back. If I lived in Iowa, I'd definitely caucus for him tonight.
It cannot be stated too strongly: If we only stop at opposing same-sex "marriage" we have completely lost the fight.
figures it would be homosexual shepard smith.
Santorum conceeded the logic and reason argument by relying on the crutch of mere faith. Santorum, should have said used logic and reason IN ADDITION to the mere faith argument.
There is no benefit to society with homosexual conduct. Society rewards the institution of marriage because it promotes the continued existence of society. marriage is NOT about an individuals fetish for achieving orgasm.
It was one of those agonizing decisions to get ultimate good accomplished, although it resulted in the election of a Democommie in RINO clothing. Santorum secured Specter's vote for Justice Roberts in exchange for the endorsement. So it wasn't without purpose.
Thankfully, Specter's demise was ultimately accomplished.
Wrongo! The clamoring for the benefits is merely a pretext for their attack on marriage. Apparently, you don't get that. In jurisdictions which fully equate civil unions with real marriage, it is still not enough. It never will be.
They are out for the complete destruction of anything good and Godly. Until you understand that, you won't understand what motivates homo-activists/Leftists.
I am praying this becomes a reality.
” Gays do not reproduce “ in which, is a good thing, however, they recruit their victims into that life style.
Well said; excellent analogy.
People who refer to him that way are probably faggots. People who refer to attendees at Tea Party rallies as "teabaggers" are also probably faggots.
The song ( WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS ) from Queen is about militant homosexuality, and total world dominance.
Much of their music is. I was an oblivious fan in my delusional teen years, but it became apparent what it was all about when Mercury became more and more militant about his predilections. Their "music" turns my stomach nowadays for this reason.
The bennies should cost more because of the higher risk lifestyle. It should be the same as smokers vs non smokers for life/health insurance. Single vs married for auto insurance, etc. You want bennies, then pay more.