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FOF--Mike Huckabee says of adoption by same-sex couples: ‘go get a puppy.’

Check out my latest contribution to the Feast of Fun blog--what do you think of Mike Huckabee's statements on queer people? Does it gel with his view that he'd be happy with an "honest atheist President?"

Mike Huckabee says of adoption by same-sex couples: ‘go get a puppy.’:
"While the President of the United States mulls having the Supreme Court adopt a lesbian, Mike Huckabee has been sure to reaffirm that he does not believe that a lesbian should raise kids.

Right after relaying the message that tolerating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is “like saying, well, there are a lot of people who like to use drugs, so let’s go ahead and accommodate those who want to use drugs. There are some people who believe in incest, so we should accommodate them. There are people who believe in polygamy, so we should accommodate them,” The Huck goes on to blast same-sex couples who want to raise kids:



He also affirmed support for a law in Arkansas that prohibits same-sex couples from becoming adoptive or foster parents. “I think this is not about trying to create statements for people who want to change the basic fundamental definitions of family,” Huckabee said. “And always we should act in the best interest of the children, not in the seeming interest of the adults.”

“Children are not puppies,” he continued. “This is not a time to see if we can experiment and find out, how does this work?” (h/t ajc)



As if gay-led households is a brand new concept and gays never thought about raising children until recently..."
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Comments

John said…
This is beyond maddening.

That being said, I *do* want a puppy.
Ameriqueer said…
Who doesn't!

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