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Liz Cheney Says She Doesn’t Support Marriage Equality

Liz CheneyI am strongly pro-life and I am not pro-gay marriage. I believe the issue of marriage must be decided by the states, and by the people in the states, not by judges and not even by legislators, but by the people themselves.”

 

— Liz Cheney, the Wyoming Senate candidate, whose sister Mary married her longtime partner last year, according to the Daily Caller.

By:           EDITORS
On:           Aug 30, 2013
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  • 25 Comments
    • Alan down in Florida
      Alan down in Florida

      I hope her sister never speaks to her again. I also hope that the people of Nevada send this carpetbagger packing on primary day.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 6:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dxley
      Dxley

      Ugly people are a nuisance

      Aug 30, 2013 at 6:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MK Ultra
      MK Ultra

      If she’s willing to throw her own sister under the bus, imagine what she’ll do to the taxpayers!

      Aug 30, 2013 at 6:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JDJase
      JDJase

      @Alan down in Florida: you mean Wyoming, but I agree.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 7:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwrappaport
      jwrappaport

      How many times have I said it: integrity is dead.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 7:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • yaoming
      yaoming

      Hey, I actually agree with Liz Cheney: “Let the people themselves decide.” Make equal marriage rights available everywhere and let gay people decide if they want to get married or not. Problem solved.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 7:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarkZephyr
      DarkZephyr

      What does being “pro-life” have to do with marriage equality one way or the other?

      Aug 30, 2013 at 7:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BrandoPolo
      BrandoPolo

      @MK Ultra: Dang, even Dick wouldn’t throw his kid under the bus. Is it posible Liz is the most self-serving one in the family?

      Aug 30, 2013 at 7:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Look, setting aside the fact that she is a filthy bigot, I’m curious about something.

      If she is so “Traditional” them perhaps she also feels that women shouldn’t be allowed to vote or own property….

      Oh wait, she is only traditional when those traditions don’t inconvenience her.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 7:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • greyhound1954
      greyhound1954

      @BrandoPolo: Actually, Dick and Lynne Cheney did throw their daughter Mary under the bus, figuratively speaking. During his tenure in the Bush administration, both Cheneys said multiple times that they considered gay marriage an issue best left to the states to decide, even though their own daughter is a lesbian. Mary worked for the Bush campaign and you can bet she’s supporting Liz in her campaign. It astounds me that anyone would allow other people to decide whether their child or sibling can get married.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 9:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA
      1EqualityUSA

      Moderating the Ch- fam? Hmmm The Che ney$ R like Coc^kR0ache$. Squish 1 and 2 come out of the hole. Th who!e fam ily i$ cree py.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 10:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cagnazzo82
      Cagnazzo82

      Will that repugnant Cheney family ever leave the spotlight?

      Nobody cares what she thought yesterday. Nobody cares what she thinks today. And I’m sure as hell certain no one will care what she thinks tomorrow.

      Somebody find a muzzle so we can finally forget this despicable family ever had such a disastrous impact on this country.

      Aug 30, 2013 at 11:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Eiswirth
      Eiswirth

      Apparently in Wyoming judges and legislators aren’t people or elected/appointed by people. So who exactly are these people who should be deciding? Typical conservative: Keep the government out of our lives except for the things that matter the most in life — those need to be legislated by conservatives.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 1:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gaym50ish
      gaym50ish

      Gov. Christie said the same thing when he vetoed New Jersey’s same-sex marriage bill — he wanted “let the people decide” in a voter referendum.

      The last time the referendum process was used in New Jersey was in 1915, when the all-male electorate voted to deny voting rights to women. It’s easy to see why we should not “let the people decide” when someone’s civil rights are at stake.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 2:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joetx
      Joetx

      @MK Ultra: The thing is, she did NOT throw her sister under the bus. Ol’ Mary Cheney got married in D.C., so she won’t have to be at the mercy of any states’ residents to give her equal civil rights.

      In a way, it’s the TYPICAL RepubliCON M.O. – once you get what you want, you pull up the ladder behind you. I got mine, F you.

      Is there anyone related to Dick Cheney who isn’t a dick?

      Aug 31, 2013 at 2:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Geoff B
      Geoff B

      Kind of funny when people are all “let the states decide” they get all sand in the vagina when it turns out they don’t get their way. I’m not either conservative or liberal, but I have a huge problem with hypocrisy mo mattter what side it comes from. And when it comes to gay equality, the far right keep embarassing themselves. For God’s sake, Dick Cheney, one of the most amoral figures in American history comes out for marriage equality and his daughter chooses bigotry over her own sister. I hope Mary cuts her out of her and her child’s life for good. What a horrendous evil witch she is. Maybe my family has their hardline stances, but at least they realized at the end of he day family loyalty trumps all.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 4:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ottoman
      Ottoman

      More proof that Republican and sociopath are synonyms.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 5:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Let the Log Cabiners come in and freak out, but YES I”M GOING TO MENTION OBAMA….

      Isn’t it interesting that all of these right wing nuts always say “Let the states decide” unless of course the states decide something they don’t like.

      When Hawaii stated through their GOP governor, that Obama’s birth certificate was valid suddenly they didn’t give a crap what a state said.

      Also when the voters of Maine approved gay marriage, funny then how the conservatives sued to block that….wait a second…the state decided and those hypocritical bigots STILL didn’t accept it.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 7:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA
      1EqualityUSA

      Joetx #16–A perfect example of this is Marco Rubio, the darling of the GOP. He took advantage of all kinds of programs to get to his station in life and now that he’s made it, he wants to roll everything back that helped him.
      Now the GOP is putting pressure on him for supporting immigration reform, screaming, “No amnesty.” at the Americans for Prosperity Summit. They’re irritated with their guy because of his stance on immigration. The whole GOP needs to lose power for a century or two, until they change their tune. They aren’t budging. It makes me wonder if their new, state of the art voter tracking system, that is being bragged about, has given the party a false sense of security. The, “rebranding” that they spoke of so vociferously, after the last election, just isn’t happening. They are cheating, gerrymandering, shifting laws to potentiate their candidates, and lying to regain power. The Supreme Court of the U.S. is doing their best to help the GOP regain power by gutting the Voting Rights Act and allowing Citizens United to funnel corporate dollars to their candidates, essentially buying the election. It didn’t work, but can we sustain momentum for future election cycles?

      Aug 31, 2013 at 7:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ChiChi Man
      ChiChi Man

      What a despicable, pandering piece of garbage! There is NO way she believes any of this crap, but like her vile, criminal father, she’ll say and represent anything for political gain.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 12:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joetx
      Joetx

      @1EqualityUSA: You forgot another putrid RepubliCON tactic – voter ID laws. Leave it to RepubliCONS to tackle a problem that essentially doesn’t exist.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 2:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TheMarc
      TheMarc

      So she’s against gay marriage because she believes it’s a states’ rights issue? My head is going to explode if I ever figure out how civil rights and states’ rights are somehow the exact same thing. Because you can be for gay marriage or against gay marriage, and still want to leave it up to individual states. You can for or against gay marriage and believe it should be decided at the federal level. But it makes no sense to be against gay marriage BECAUSE you are for states’ rights. It’s always a ladder of BS with these people. First, it’s a states’ rights issue. Then a court in that state wants to grant marriage equality. Then they believe it should be decided by the state legislature. The state legislature votes for marriage equality. Then they believe it should be decided by the voters. It’s approved by the voters. And then they want to overturn it because it somehow stands in the way of religious freedom. Blah, blah, blah. They’re anti-gay and see the tide turning so now they’re trying to find new ways to get what they want without saying what it is they want.

      Aug 31, 2013 at 4:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • balehead
      balehead

      Proving once again gays are their own worst enemy…..

      Aug 31, 2013 at 7:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjr101
      tjr101

      Wow, throwing her own sister under the bus. The Cheneys are a “classy” bunch aren’t they?

      Sep 1, 2013 at 11:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Garth
      Garth

      That’s ok … we don’t support Liz Cheney !

      Sep 5, 2013 at 8:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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