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Rick Santorum Says Gay Marriage Is Like Marrying Your Brother Or Niece, Sexual Abuse Higher In Gay Families

Republican Presidential Rick Santorum isn’t running away from his confrontational views on same-sex marriage, and there’s no shortage of them. In a 2008 interview with radio host Mike Signorile, Santorum said same-sex marriage is similar to marrying your brother or niece and that sexual and physical abuse to children is higher in gay households (a statistic the American Psychological Association calls a “myth.”)

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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