''You see, the Massachusetts Supreme Court, when it started this, this move toward same-sex marriage, actually defined marriage -- now get this -- it defined marriage as simply, 'the establishment of intimacy.' Now, how dangerous is that. I mean -- I don't mean to be absurd about it, but I guess I can make the point of absurdity with an absurd point. I guess that would mean, if you really had affection for your horse, I guess you could marry your horse.''
JD Hayworth, a former US Representative of Arizona, who is now running against US Senator John McCain. Both men are Republicans, and though McCain does not support equality for the LGBT community, he at least has a daughter, Meghan McCain, who has become a outspoken Republican in support of gay marriage and gay rights. (Rachel Maddow show)