Huckabee compares same-sex marriage to incest, polygamy

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010; 5:41 PM

Updated 4/13/10 4:57 p.m. In an interview with college journalists in New Jersey last week, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee reportedly compared the push for same-sex marriage to an effort to accommodate drug abuse, polygamy and incest, and he dismissed adoption by gay couples by saying, "Children are not puppies." The Perspective, a student publication at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J., published an article from the interview on Friday; liberal Web sites picked up on the remarks Monday. The one-time GOP presidential contender, whose name continues to be mentioned as a possible 2012 candidate, was on campus Wednesday to deliver a speech to the school's student government association. In the interview, Perspective reported that he said he backs the Arkansas law barring same-sex couples from adopting or becoming foster parents. "This is not about trying to create statements for people who want to change the basic fundamental


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