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RNC Chairman: Gays Deserve 'Dignity and Respect,' But Not Marriage

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Politico Now (Politico)
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May 14, 2012

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that while he supports “dignity and respect” for all Americans, including gays and lesbians, that doesn’t mean marriage equality should be legalized.

“People in this country, no matter straight or gay deserve dignity and respect. However, that doesn’t mean it carries on to marriage. I think that most Americans agree that in this country, the legal and historic and the religious union, marriage has to have the definition of one man and one woman,” Priebus said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”