By Emily Anne Epstein. Senator Paul was speaking at the 12th annual meeting of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a Christian conservative non-profit that opposes same-sex marriage, in Iowa. His comments came just two days after President Barack Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage, which he had previously opposed. Senator Paul's 'joke' received more than a few chuckles from his chosen audience so he continued on his course of blasting the president. The president revealed his change of heart last week, saying his daughters helped change his mind. All in the Family: Senator Paul was speaking at the 12th annual meeting of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a Christian conservative non-profit that opposes same-sex marriage.
Rand Paul: Get Government Out of Marriage
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Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul announced his presidential candidacy during a speech in Louisville, Kentucky on Tuesday, casting himself as a different breed of Republican ready to reshape the party. Paul has a strong libertarian base of support and is a popular tea party candidate, but questions linger about whether he'll be able to expand his zealous fan-base enough to win the GOP nomination. We've outlined where Paul stands on various issues that are likely to come up during election season.
Rand Paul: Government Should Get Out of the Marriage Business Altogether
Rand Paul is a member of the Republican Party , a U. Senator representing the state of Kentucky, and a former candidate for President of the United States. Paul considers himself to be a Tea Party follower, who wants smaller government. He is a libertarian conservative on economic issues, believing the federal government should be limited, taxes should be low, spending should be cut, foreign aid should be cut, and the federal budget should be balanced.
June 29, Rand Paul said Monday in an essay in Time. The presidential candidate was voicing his opinion on a landmark Supreme Court ruling , which on Friday made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. Should the government care, or allocate any benefits based on marital status? The sheer volume of benefits offered to married Americans may make it difficult for the United States to disentangle itself from the "marriage business.