Skip to comments.Scott Walker: Gay Marriage Accepted by Young Conservatives [Mar 2013]
Posted on 05/18/2014 2:37:46 PM PDT by SoConPubbieEdited on 05/18/2014 5:17:20 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Same-sex marriage is accepted by younger conservatives and won’t likely be an issue in upcoming political races, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said.
Appearing Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Walker was asked whether younger conservatives are “more apt to see marriage equality as something that is … what they believe, that is basic rather than as a disqualifying issue?”
“I think there’s no doubt about that,” Walker said. “But I think that’s all the more reason, when I talk about things, I talk about the economic and fiscal crises in our state and in our country, that’s what people want to resonate about. They don’t want to get focused on those issues.”
The discussion stemmed from Republican Sen. Rob Portman’s announcement last week that he has changed his position on same-sex marriage because he wants his son, who is gay, to have the same “joy and stability of marriage” that he has had and that he wishes for his other two children.
Noted Walker: “I’ve had young people ask me …why the government is sanctioning it in the first place?” He suggested it be left up to “the churches and the synagouges and others to define that.”
Republican Ana Navarro noted that “as the youngest person on this panel, I think it’s generational.” It is an issue of tolerance, she said. “I want people who are pro-traditional marriage to tolerate my views and don’t think that makes me less moral or less of a Republican. And I need to tolerate the views of those who think marriage is just a man and a woman and
Excerpt, read more at NewsMax
Uh, if they’re accepting homosexual marriage they’re not conservatives.
It depends what you mean by “conservatives.”
Real conservatives support traditional, morally healthy families and the right to life.
And they sure don’t go to church.
That’s like saying young “conservatives” accept the communist agenda.
Bingo! Rather crazy when India elects pro-marriage candidates in a landslide while America slips into backwardness.
This could mean one of two things
(1) he truly doesn’t care (which is wrong)
(2) he doesn’t want to let it become a sideshow (might or might not be wise)
It could well be succeeding in digging its own grave, in which case it’s legitimate to ask: why interfere.
The anti-conservative liberal media, including Obama guard dog Fx News, undoubtedly has a list of issues that they know will divert the attention of conservatives from trying to stop the unconstitutionally big federal government from stealing more state powers.
It is true that homosexuality is a non-issue for young people, simply because religion and church have no impact on their life. The difference between the pro-family and the pro-life movement is that the later has succeeded in framing its arguments in secular terminology the unchurched youth can understand. The pro-family movement has been framed as a anti-gay, Bible based movement, and most post-Christian or pseudo-Christian Americans cannot relate to that.
A revival needs to come before anything can be done against the homosexual agenda.
SO what are they going to come to accept next, child molesters and baby killers....oh wait we’re already there.
Gay marriage is accepted by NO conservatives.
Fights should be carried out with proper preparation (and, needless to say, good theology).
Walker has a big ego like Rand Paul because he beat a few clowns in an election
“Younger conservatives” include a lot of traditional Christians and members of other major world faiths that have traditional family values. So this is at best a puzzling ambiguity. It would be better to frankly say it’s wrong but he feels the best support for a conservative movement is not gotten by being a one note Johnny. That is what Ron Paul seems to be trying to say as well. However it would be very easy to outright cede the faux-marriage issue. It is a complex and difficult task. Being rooted deeply in spirituality it needs a spiritual answer.
Why can’t they just live together like so many straight couples? No, they have to demand something they probably don’t even really want or need. One gay guy I talked to said he wanted to get married for the “dignity”. I always saw marriage as protection for the family, the obligation of the father to take care of the mother and children.
Rand Paul: Time for GOP to soften war stance...by softening its edge on some volatile social issues and altering its image as the party always seemingly "eager to go to war... We do need to expand the party and grow the party and that does mean that we don't always all agree on every issue" ... the party needs to become more welcoming to individuals who disagree with basic Republican doctrine on emotional social issues such as gay marriage... "We're going to have to be a little hands off on some of these issues ... and get people into the party," Paul said.[Posted on 01/31/2013 5:08:50 PM PST by xzins]
Different Christians are in different places in their walk with Christ. Some might not even recognize the sin in some things soon after becoming a believer... and yet be destined for heaven. Give God the credit for knowing how to conduct an education as well as a fight, and don’t presume to know where a servant has to be at a certain moment in order to actually BE a servant.
Whatever this means, it sure is unacceptable if it means expecting traditionalists to just shut up.
Sorry, but it does.
Team Romney has imposed by Romney
1) Gay marriage
2) Polygamy (like Romney’s own family)
and bestiality is coming.
How in the world do these insane phoneys
claim to be “conservative”.
Many, not just young conservatives, fail to make this critical and important distinction. If they distinguished the two, I would think they would support doing away with laws outlawing private sodomy between two adults but would not support gay marriage.
It's an attempt by pseudo-conservatives to redefine Conservatism, so as to dilute it and make it less of a threat to the Left.
Unfortunately, Republican Sen. Rob Portman is a victim of fuzzy thinking. Same sex marriage is NOT a civil rights issue in the same way that interracial marriage was a civil rights issue between a man and a woman. Men and women have equal rights. Men and women are NOT interchangeable.
You cannot avoid compromising the health and safety of all people because you want your son to be happy. People with disordered minds covet what they can NEVER have. Men living with men are friends. Women living with women are friends.
The generation that believes that men and women are interchangeable are either the Last generation or the Lost generation. Foolish and self deceiving opinions will lose out to reality and natural law. Foolish and self deceiving opinions will result in chaos.
very astute observations.
Praise God, though, that it does seem we are slowly turning the tide on life.....
You don’t think that “It’s for the Children” meant something beyond “We are coming for your Children”, do you?
So we get to the real problem. NATIONAL BASED EDUCATION aka/liberal indoctrination. If that can’t be stopped cold and the power to educate returned to local control, there is no battle to fight. The war is over except for the burying and crying.
Well, the Bible refers to queerdom as an abomination unto the Lord, but just like baby-killing, it can become an abomination to society, namely public health. I think they can relate to that.
Every aspect of the faggotic deathstyle needs to be exposed with a "did you know that they..." statement, laying out in appropriate language, the honest truth about what the packers do "behind closed doors".
If they want to have mainstream and acceptance and wish to "out" themselves...give them a helping hand. Out their filthy perverted practices.
Get the seeds planted among the young, including the roving STD bomb each rump-ranger is; naming the more dangerous contagions such as hepatitis, explaining how they prefer engaging in unprotected sex, how they consider "having the bug" (AIDS) to be a status symbol, and describing their coprophagic practices.
Absolutely throw down the statistical life expectancy of the average American sodomite, and ask why they are being allowed to harvest our young boys and sentence them to the same early death.
If there isn't already, there should be a pamphlet on this topic outlining in detail all of the above, maybe with illustrations. All the information is out there.
Yeah, it would be disgusting and pornographic, but how else can you address their squalid activity.
I'll bet having received the factual reality...any young person would think twice before letting an obvious flamer serve them their food.
Actually it depends on what you think marriage is?
It's a tenet of all religions that has been the same for centuries.
This includes the government how?
Rob Portman thinks his son can have the same stablity that a heterosexual marriage can provide? Talk about delusional.
So much for him. Hell they are all sell outs.
Why are you posting something from March 2013?
Why are you posting OLD articles? You are a sleaze.
old article: are you trying to trash scott walker. someone who, if he were to run for president, i could actually vote for (versus say romney).
We already have that. Every citzen in America has the same right to marry as every other citizen. The homosexuals want special rights to allow then to marry..
The government has no place in marriage.
Walker accepted the “marriage equality” canard, so now he has aligned with the enemy.
At least wait until he announces is all I ask. Obviously we are going to play “wack the mole” throughout the campaign and end up with somebody neither one of us wants. But that is the way we roll....beat up on our candidate and then complain during the general about the nominee....vote for the jerk.....and then complain that he loses and then we get to complain the next 4 years about the Democrat who won. Vicious cycle that I guess we are starting earlier then ever....bashing people who have not announced yet is pretty low even for some of you who hate everyone.
ok. i’ll respond, once. first i don’t *trust* any journalist or politician. it’s degrees of distrust for me. that being said, i distrust scott walker far less then any but a handful of politicians on this planet.
imo, there’s not an American politician *in office* outside of Joe Arpaio and lately Ted Cruz who has advanced the conservative agenda more than Scott Walker in the short time i’ve been following politics (the last 5 years). Scott Walker is one of the few conservatives who have actually stood up, walked his conservative talk, stood in the breech, toe to toe with the enemy, represented my views and walked away the victor. and you just want to throw him away?
for instance, some people here *claim* he’s for amnesty. well, i haven’t heard that. has he said flat out that he supports rubio’s bill? if that’s true, then i can no longer support him. i’ve heard him say in a video last year that he’s for the *existing* pathway to citizenship. that’s a pathway my mom used to become US citizen. i’ve got zero problem with legal immigrants. if he says he’d rather focus on beating on dems, ok, his *style* is perhaps less confrontational than mine with the GOPe. frankly, he’s taken the heat. i give him credit for taking that heat; i give him the benefit of experience, especially given how he’s a proven fighter and winner against the dem union thugs who threw everything they had at him.
so no. i’m not throwing Scott Walker under the bus based on what i’ve seen here so far. certainly not for words reported by “the media” when the bulk of his *actions* as a conservative speak so eloquently for him.