Rick Santorum: Gay Marriage Support "Suicidal" For GOP
byFree Britneyat April 9, 2013 1:33 pm
Former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is not backing down from his opposition to gay marriage, saying it wouldbe political suicide for the GOP to do so.Santorum, who sought the White House in 2012, told the
Des Moines Register
that Republicans mustmaintain opposedto marriage equality to avert disaster.He also predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court would reject gay-marriage rights in upcoming rulings onProp 8and theDefense of Marriage Act.“I’m sure you could go back and read stories, oh, you know, ‘The Republican party’s going to change. This is the future.’Obviously that didn’t happen,” he said.“I think you’re going to see the same stories written now and it’s not going to happen. The Republican Party’s not goingto change on this issue."