''Well, I think it's great that American's are able to choose one or the other. We live in a land that you can choose -- same sex marriage or opposite marriage. And, you know what? In my country, and in my family, I believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. No offense to anyone out there, but that's how I was raised. And that's how I believe that it should be between a man and a woman.''
Carrie Prejean responding to a question from celebrity judge Perez Hilton on whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in every state or not. The California contestant came in as runner up to Miss North Carolina. (Miss USA)