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Monday, Apr 27 2015

GOP Candidates in Iowa Triple Down on RFRA, Opposing Gay Marriage

Apr 27, 2015

A reminder to the WHCA hangover crowd:  while DC was partying, GOP presidential candidates were on the stump in Waukee, Iowa for the five hour Iowa Faith & Freedom summit, putting all their chips in on opposing gay marriage and supporting discriminatory Indiana-style RFRA laws.  Here are some highlights:

Marco Rubio

Marriage is between one man and one woman, and children are better off with heterosexual parents:

Rick Perry

Backing RFRA, and hyping his own role in passing it in Texas:

Jeb Bush Surrogate Jordan Sekulow

Promoting Jeb as the first candidate to stand with Indiana Governor Mike Pence after the orginal passage of a discriminatory RFRA bill:

Mike Huckabee

Supporting RFRA:

Ted Cruz

Democrats want “mandatory” gay marriage and “liberal fascism”:

Scott Walker

On Defunding Planned Parenthood:

And doubling down on slashing legal immigration:

And don’t miss Chris Christie’s turn as a punchline, Carly Fiorina’s gloss over her electoral past, or Steve King Steve King-ing as hard as we’ve ever seen (no really, just click):

Published: Apr 27, 2015

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