RNC Chair Reince Priebus: Dignity And Respect For Gays, But Not Marriage
The Chair of the Republican National Committee says marriage equality is not a civil rights issue.
“People in this country, no matter straight or gay, deserve dignity and respect. However, that doesn’t mean it carries on to marriage,” Priebus said on NBC’s “Meet the Press…
“I don’t think it’s a matter of civil rights. I think it’s just a matter of whether or not we’re going to adhere to something that’s been historical and religious and legal in this country for many, many years,” Priebus said. “I mean, marriage has to have a definition, and we just happen to believe it’s between a man and woman.”