GOP ripped for funding anti-platform, homosexual candidates

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

A Massachusetts-based pro-family activist is aghast that Republicans are pouring money into the campaigns of two openly homosexual Republican congressional candidates.

The Republican Party platform clearly opposes abortion and same-sex "marriage," but The Washington Post reports that the National Republican Congressional Committee is backing two openly homosexual candidates who ardently support same-sex marriage and abortion on demand (see related story). The Republican "Young Guns" program is supporting Carl DeMaio of San Diego and Richard Tisei in Massachusetts in their election efforts.

Camenker, Brian (MassResistance)Brian Camenker, president of the pro-family organization MassResistance, says with all of the strong GOP candidates available, it's "horrible" Tisei got the nod.

"Richard Tisei marches in the gay pride parade, he has said very publicly that he's going to move the Republican Party to be pro-homosexual, he supports abortion," he points out. "He's everything that the conservative movement can't stand – and he's getting showered with money from the Republican establishment."

Tisei is challenging Democrat incumbent John Tierney, who beat him in 2012. Camenker says it would be better for Tisei to lose to Tierney again. "I've always believed that having a liberal Republican who is intent on changing the party to the left is much more dangerous than a liberal Democrat," the conservative activist states. "I would certainly prefer to see Tisei lose than to have him win."

Camenker says the Republican establishment has some sort of fantasy that liberals will vote for them if they run people who are like Democrats.

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Which low-polling GOP candidate(s) do you see dropping out before the South Carolina primary on Feb. 20?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Police: 2 dead, 4 hurt in shooting after Mississippi parade
Pro-Muslim professor at Wheaton College agrees to leave
Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east
Israel looking to ban Arab MPs who met attackers' relatives
Hungarian Prime Minister blames western E.U. leaders for migrant crisis

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Clinton looks to sisterhood, but votes may go to Sanders
Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions
Dem confusion paves path to power for Black Lives Matter
Millennials heed the siren call of socialism
The failure of multiculturalism

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
Politics 2013: Year in Review

2013 was a year highlighted by Obama administration scandals and the persecution of Christians in the military.