Washington Blade
March 29, 2013
A Baltimore neurosurgeon who is a rising star among Republican circles on Tuesday sparked outrage when he said gays, pedophiles and those who engage in bestiality cannot “change the definition” of marriage. “My thoughts are that marriage is between a man and a woman,” Dr. Ben Carson, director of Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, said during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity. “It’s a well-established fundamental pillar of society. And no group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association,) be they people who believe in bestiality — it doesn’t matter what they are. They don’t get to change the definition.”