Rick Santorum is a bigot

Rick Santorum: It’s “Common Sense” That Gays Can’t Raise Children

Rick Santorum is a bigot
“It takes only common sense to see I have none.”

Rick Santorum…Yes, that Rick Santorum, recently appeared on the conservative program OTJ. He was up to his usual tricks, claiming that it’s “common sense” that gays raising children is a disservice to both the child and society as a whole.

Oh REALLY, Mr. Santorum? On a personal note here, I’d just like to put out there that my straight parents kicking me out my home when I was twelve years old for being gay seems to be more than a bit more of a disservice than whatever the heck you are claiming to be true. In fact, a judge thought what they did was downright illegal.

There are plenty of straight jackholes out there doing a terrible job of raising their children. Literacy in our country is way down, teen pregnancy is way up. There is zero evidence to support the claim that straights make better parents than gays. Zero. And they aren’t doing much of a bang up job right now. And you know what, I’d just like to put out there that we gays take care of our own. Whether our children, partners, families or friends. We make damn good parents.

If you feel like having subjecting yourself to a bigot’s complete and total ignorance based on his faith, rather than fact, watch the brief clip below.

  • Anonymous

    Rick Santorum then believes a child is better raised by the state, to never have any parent, than to be raised by same sex parents?

    There are gay families raising children for decades now, there’s actual facts to base arguments upon. But because those facts tend to uniformly suggest Gay parents are in fact excellent parents, poor Rick in his confirmation bias must pretend ‘common sense’ backs him up.

  • myk5

    Rick Santorum then believes a child is better raised by the state, to never have any parent, than to be raised by same sex parents?

    There are gay families raising children for decades now, there’s actual facts to base arguments upon. But because those facts tend to uniformly suggest Gay parents are in fact excellent parents, poor Rick in his confirmation bias must pretend ‘common sense’ backs him up.

  • Amy Cain Newsom

    he’s an idiot

  • Amy Cain Newsom

    he’s an idiot

  • Anonymous

    Ugh I hope someday we don’t have to hear this kind of bs out of conservative bigots’ mouths anymore. It boggles my mind that people in elected positions can be allowed to express such backwards, hateful views.

  • misternickjones

    Ugh I hope someday we don’t have to hear this kind of bs out of conservative bigots’ mouths anymore. It boggles my mind that people in elected positions can be allowed to express such backwards, hateful views.

  • Anonymous

    Of course gay parents can raise children–bright, loving,well-adjusted children. Any good parent can do that. Some bad ones do, too. But that ability has nothing to do with the parents’ straight or LGBT status.

  • morgli

    Of course gay parents can raise children–bright, loving,well-adjusted children. Any good parent can do that. Some bad ones do, too. But that ability has nothing to do with the parents’ straight or LGBT status.

  • Just one of many studies, essays, experiments, and tests showing kids raised in a straight, traditional household are better fitted to be productive members of society. I would appreciate it if you changed your commentary from “There is zero evidence to support the claim that straights make better parents than gays” to something a little more representative.

    http://www.narth.com/docs/needboth.html

  • Dustin Hauswirth

    Just one of many studies, essays, experiments, and tests showing kids raised in a straight, traditional household are better fitted to be productive members of society. I would appreciate it if you changed your commentary from “There is zero evidence to support the claim that straights make better parents than gays” to something a little more representative.