Tags: same | sex | marriage | ruling

Policy Expert: Opponents of Same-Sex Marriage Are Not Like Racists

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 05:45 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

Advocates of same-sex marriage who attempt to equate those who are against it with racists are making a wrong-headed argument, according to a top policy expert.

"Obviously it’s a hugely inspiring narrative and it tries to put them on the right side of things,’’ Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, told John Fund, guest host of Newmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show.’’

Story continues below.


“But [since] as recently as a year ago not even President Obama . . . supported this radical redefinition of marriage, it’s quite remarkable they would try and make it seem as though those of us who support the male-female definition . . . that has existed until recently throughout all of human history are somehow the equivalent of racial bigots.’’

Whelan pointed to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s suggestion that traditional marriage — which has existed since the America was founded and long before — could hardly be seen as unconstitutional.

“The idea that marriage has existed for a century and a half . . . [and] has at all times been unconstitutional is so absurd.’’

See the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV each weekday live by Clicking Here Now

You can listen to the Steve Malzberg Show each weekday live from 3-6 PM ET on SiriusXM 166.


© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Kerik, Harvey: Obama 'In Denial' on Iran, Taliban, Islamic Terror

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 10:27 AM

The Obama administration refuses "to define the (Islamic terror) threat and importantly, it seems that they don't unders . . .

Lynch Pledges Independence If Confirmed as Attorney General

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 10:56 AM

Under pressure from Republicans, Loretta Lynch promised a fresh relationship with law enforcement and with Congress on W . . .

Koch Brothers Budget $889 Million for 2016

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 16:27 PM

Freedom Partners, the political operation run by the Koch brothers, has budgeted $889 million for its political activiti . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved