[Rushtalk] Republican Committee Rejects Resolution Encouraging Opposition To Gay Marriage Ruling

Carl Spitzer lynux at keepandbeararms.com
Thu Aug 20 07:55:27 MDT 2015

Republican Committee Rejects Resolution Encouraging Opposition To Gay
Marriage Ruling 

By Carlos Santoscoy 

Published: August 06, 2015
The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Wednesday rejected a
resolution encouraging Congress and states to approve legislation aimed
at undermining the Supreme Court's ruling striking down gay marriage
bans in all 50 states.

According to Time, the resolution, introduced by Louisiana national
committeeman Ross Little, Jr., failed to gain sufficient support to
clear the RNC's resolutions committee. The committee recommends
resolutions to the full 168-member party governing body. An unlikely
possibility is the direct introduction of the resolution during Friday's
general session.

A second resolution introduced by Michigan national committeeman Dave
Agema sought to encourage “schools that are teaching the homosexual
lifestyle in their sexual education class also include the harmful
physical aspects of the lifestyle.”

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus has publicly called on Agema to resign over
racist and homophobic remarks. Agema landed in hot water after he
promoted on social media an article asserting that part of the
“homosexual agenda is to get the public to affirm their filthy
lifestyle” He refused to back down and called the article “common

(Related: Dave Agema's “filthy homosexuals” Facebook post sparks

A resolution calling for the GOP to respect differing opinions on the
high court's ruling among Republican presidential candidates also failed
to clear the resolutions committee.

With leadership like this in the party what is the point of voting
Republican especially if Democrat lite Jeb gets the nod???


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