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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.

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25 Comments

  • 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.

  • Dxley

    Ugly people are a nuisance

  • MK Ultra

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

  • jwrappaport

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

  • 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.

  • DarkZephyr

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

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • Ottoman

    More proof that Republican and sociopath are synonyms.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • Joetx

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

  • 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.

  • balehead

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

  • tjr101

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

  • Garth

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

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