Senator Kerry sees Obama shifting toward support for same-sex marriage
Catholic World News - July 11, 2011
Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, writing in the Boston Globe, argues that President Barack Obama should be given an opportunity to change his public stand on same-sex marriage.
President Obama said during his 2008 presidential campaign that he would not support legal recognition of same-sex marriage. Senator Kerry, who once made similar statements, suggested that Obama's views are likely to change, as his did.
"There’s nothing wrong with acknowledging you’ve changed your mind when your views have evolved," said Kerry, who continues to identify himself as a Catholic.
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Posted by: hartwood01 -
Jul. 12, 2011 10:09 PM ET USA
It is only a matter of time when people will request bestiality be recognized as a legal marriage contract.
Posted by: GabrielAustin9013 -
Jul. 12, 2011 11:31 AM ET USA
Senator Kerry is still a Catholic. He is simply a dissident Catholic, who continues to the peril of his soul to go through the motions of Holy Communion. It is not our business but one wonders whether he still goes to confession.
Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Jul. 11, 2011 10:24 PM ET USA
He owes too much to the homosexual lobby to keep on dithering. Everyone knows what he wants to do. Kerry, of course, doesn't have the first notion of what it means to be Catholic, because one has to say "no" to self-abuse and other-abuse, which is what homosexual conduct is fundamentally.
Posted by: annedanielson4099 -
Jul. 11, 2011 10:18 PM ET USA
I am wondering if someone can ask Senator Kerry how homosexual sexual acts Respect the inherent Dignity of the human person.
Posted by: williiam ronner -
Jul. 11, 2011 10:09 PM ET USA
Kerry has deluded himself for years that he is a Catholic.