Joe Biden: ‘Absolutely comfortable’ with gay marriage

“I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men and women marrying … Continued

“I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men and women marrying are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties. And quite frankly, I don’t see much of a distinction beyond that.”

Catholic Vice President Joe Biden, on Sunday’s “Meet the Press”, speaking in support of same-sex marriage.

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Susan Walsh

AP

President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Feb. 21, 2012.

  • usapdx

    The end product will be the supreme law of our country, the Constitution where as no one can take a right from any American period.

  • AgentFoxMulder

    I wonder why the President believes it is necessary to send out his surrogate on this issue?

  • wjmdjm

    Numbers 31:17 (Moses) “Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every women that hath known man by lying with him.”

    As a Bible-believin’ christian, are you comfortable with killing children?

  • AgentFoxMulder

    Don’t be irrational. Who is calling for that?

    By the way, the ability to read or quote a verse does not mean that you understand it.

    But I could ask this question, since you brought up the subject by way of that verse: are you comfortable with little boys sleeping with men?

  • agapn9

    Mulder – read Obama’s 2004 vote allowing babies that survive a blotched abortion to be terminated – its an eye opener.

  • agapn9

    The President doesn’t do ethics very well – a very bright man but doesn’t seem to be able to navigate that discipline.

  • agapn9

    Granting equal status to a non-reproductive life style is a zero sum game. Already well connected gay couples can get acces to same sex children for adoption – denying straight couples access to that same child. And then how about the child’s rights – or do only well connected adults who vote and contribute to campaigns have rights.

  • agapn9

    Mulder: “But I could ask this question, since you brought up the subject by way of that verse: are you comfortable with little boys sleeping with men?”

    Apparently President Obama does because he supports Karzai who has allowed pedastry to be re-introduced into Afghanistan after the Taliban stomped it out – see “The Dancing Boys” Article in the POST for details – its pretty ugly.