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Just says there is one standard for children when it comes to marriage joining us now Catholic league president bill -- -- -- great to have you here.
Thank you and -- -- -- congratulate -- reporters start of your new book are coming out later this month thank can't can't wait to see if the president agree with Dick Cheney looks like a bipartisan issues same sex marriage they approve of -- they -- both agree it's a matter for the State's rights.
I think in the case of Cheney -- -- was enormous sympathy vote and he does have a a daughter is a lesbian and that is of no public policy significance we cannot be said that same they would Laura Bush a lot of good people.
Who do dips disagree with me for example at most Americans would not favor of this we know that from the states but what we did the polls don't matter right.
Bulls though not at obligates states 38 states have laws are provisions against.
Hello or traditional route taken in front that it would when you take a look at the privacy of the voting Booth where people events in an initiative and how do you feel over thirty states.
Traditional marriage is what every single time.
You couldn't -- yeah Abbott is when people when the state legislature if you can't winning California.
They have got a good case help.
Me out something because if Asia I don't know if you're paying ten yes of the chart track but 41%.
But our children being born -- -- we 51% folks are married now.
In the seventy.
In the 1970%.
What what's going on because we're not reconcile and -- -- we keep hearing that.
Homosexual marriage is -- real threat to heterosexual marriage in the just doesn't play out in any of the know what's at least I can.
I think what people make the argument that that -- gay marriage is gonna destroy heterosexual marriage that that's simply you're ready for the the it's insane asylum.
I'm saying this.
We don't wanna smorgasbord where you simply say well we have the Intel clearly father and mother and the broken families really can't answer -- -- the gay unions.
Typical have a team -- woman.
If we know that there is a -- standard and we do from all the sociological research.
That boys learned psychological and social attributes fund their father and that the girl needs the mother and that they go to -- the -- -- and the daughter needs of these of I mean you -- you can get this in the traditional family.
The best of people are and I know there are lot of good people out there who don't live in the intact we have I don't have beat up on them I'm simply saying if we know the gold standard is the father and mother.
Why would we wanna treated and as a relative -- situation where you know people want to pick from -- then you get to the point where -- today.
Kids raised in single parent families.
Are more likely didn't drop out of school higher crime rates particularly boys why would we want to do anything but give a privileged position to the -- -- I.
I guess I would agree with you.
But that's quite a different statement than saying why would we want to in any way.
Construct a barriers.
Two to same sex marriage because -- are relevant to.
What we are watching as the declining fortunes and state.
At the quality of life.
For traditional marriage in this country why.
I would -- this wind knowing what we do about what happens to children.
Our born out of wedlock more likely to be imprisoned -- when -- -- burden on society.
Disappointment and realistic at realizing their own -- potential.
Why would this country as a matter of public policy.
Not insist on shoring up traditional marriage through churches.
Irrespective of the religion.
Through through government your respect of the political party why isn't that the focus of the discussion.
In in this country Democrats and Republicans alike coming together on at least that one issue.
What what you're right and that should be the discussion but look what we've -- just on television alone.
In the last thirty years we've a whole generation growing up I don't Shelton guys and gals getting marry.
Just jump from one bit to the other they have transgenic -- -- -- they have straight people.
Nobody ever bothers to get married anymore they'd -- -- -- Hollywood layoffs at the traditional marriage and the other social consequences.
When you wrecked the family.
We have a whole society today when you have that dysfunctional families.
Lot of men and woman to -- the best they can't want wouldn't want to answer the problem.
Gay marriage is not -- marriage is about children nature has ordained and nature's god that only a man and a woman can have a family.
Gay people have been disqualified from nature.
Why would want us why what does society not take -- social coordinates from nature why wouldn't wanna go run against nature why -- work with nature.
-- Donohue president we can't record thanks for being here we will continue -- that is a conversation.
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