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Mom With Gay Son Confronts Santorum

During a campaign stop in Florida, the mother of a gay son asked former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), "I want to know why he can't have the same rights as you have?" Santorum responded, "Every American child has the right, and the government should support the right, to have and know their mother and father and be raised by their mother and father."

Advocate.com
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January 26, 2012
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NC Coalition of Advocates and Allies Working to Stop Constitutional Marriage Ban

Yesterday, advocates in North Carolina launched the Coalition to Protect All NC Families, a campaign working to defeat a proposed constitutional ban on marriage equality in the state. The ban, known as Amendment One, would not only deny same-sex couples marriage, but would strip all unmarried couples of many legal protections, such as those afforded by domestic partnerships and civil unions.

Santorum Comments on Marriage and Parenting in NH

During an appearance at a school in N.H., former Senator Rick Santorum (R- Pa.) said that LGBT couples raising children "[robs] children of something they need, they deserve, they have a right to. You may rationalize that that isn't true, but in your own life and in your own heart, you know it's true."

Los Angeles Times
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January 9, 2012

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