Which famous politician made the following statements?
“The rights that we have under the Constitution covers anything we want to do, as long as it’s not harmful. I can't see any way in the world that being a gay can cause damage to somebody else.”
“It’s time America realized that there is no gay exemption in the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in the Declaration of Independence.”
"You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight."
"A woman has a right to an abortion."
“That's a decision that's up to the pregnant woman, not up to the pope or some do-gooders or the Religious Right."
“I'm frankly sick and tired of the political preachers across this country telling me as a citizen that if I want to be a moral person, I must believe in 'A,' 'B,' 'C,' and 'D.' Just who do they think they are?”
"Every good Christian ought to kick [Jerry] Falwell right in the ass."
“You are extremists, and you've hurt the Republican Party much more than the Democrats have."
Yes, Barry Goldwater. he man who was too extremist to be elected President in 1964 believed today's Republican Party had become too extremist. Note to the phony "libertarians" of the GOP: when Goldwater said to keep the government out of our lives, he also meant out of our bedrooms, out of our wombs and out of our houses of worship.
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