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Marco Rubio: Christianity will become hate speech for opposing same-sex marriage

“We’ve reached the point in our society where if you do not support same-sex marriage you are labeled a homophobe and a hater.”

Photo: Marco Rubio. Credit: Gage Skidmore/flickr.
Photo: Marco Rubio. Credit: Gage Skidmore/flickr.

–Republican presidential hopeful Senator Marco Rubio, speaking with the Christian Broadcast Network.

“We are at the water’s edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is hate speech,” Rubio said. “Because today we’ve reached the point in our society where if you do not support same-sex marriage you are labeled a homophobe and a hater.

“After they are done going after individuals,” he continued, “the next step is to argue that the teachings of mainstream Christianity, the catechism of the Catholic Church, is hate speech. That’s a real and present danger.”

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