Results tagged “Election 2013” from Last Word

"Well, look, my role as a minister is to teach the Bible. Now the Bible has said some things that people in popular culture don't particularly like. And I understand that. But that's not my role as lieutenant governor. My role as lieutenant governor is to serve all the people of Virginia. I'm a person who respects every individual. Look, ... [Read]

"Most libertarians understand that there is more to liberty than just low taxes and the right to bear arms. Regardless of their personal religious views, libertarians (as well as many conservatives believe in the time-honored principle of separation of church and state; not just freedom of religion, but freedom from religion for those who so choose. Given their fundamental belief ... [Read]

"Obenshain has developed a reputation in the Senate during the past nine years as a legislator who favors ideology over the common interest...[Herring] has increasingly established himself as a socially liberal, fiscally pragmatic voice...He has reversed his position on gay marriage, favoring repeal of the constitutional amendment that he supported in 2006 as a freshman senator...Herring also supports legislative efforts ... [Read]

"Even as both candidates have suggested the office of the attorney general isn't partisan, the political philosophies underpinning their candidacies make it clear that the role of the office, like law, is subject to interpretation. ... "Herring has said he wouldn't defend Virginia's anti-sodomy statute because it's clearly unconstitutional. Obenshain said he didn't know yet whether he had a ... [Read]