Tony Perkins and Barney Franks debate gay rights

MSNBC host Chris Matthews moderated a debate Thursday between Family Research Council president Tony Perkins and gay Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank about the roots of homosexuality and government-sponsored gay marriage.

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Comment by Dustin on May 13, 2012 at 8:10pm

Tony Perkins is a scumbag

Comment by Lorraine on May 14, 2012 at 10:28am

I love the way Tony Perkins keeps saying "the evidence shows". Of course the evidence shows what you want it to show when you've made up all the "evidence"!!

Comment by John Siqueiros on May 14, 2012 at 11:30pm

Hilarious that Perkins refers to the "evidence." Here in California with the Prop 8 trial, the anti-same-sex marriage folks had ample opportunity to produce "evidence" to prove why society needs to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Their "evidence" was so bad, especially after the anti-Prop 8 attorneys deposed their "experts" before the trial, that the pro-Prop 8 attorneys didn't call their "experts" as witnesses in the trial. The anti-Prop 8 attorneys then introduced the depositions to show how nonexistent the "evidence" is for people like Perkins.

Comment by Trevor on May 19, 2012 at 4:00pm

Perkins was kind of being ambushed though and the things he said twisted.  Not a great example of reasoned discussion, just people trying to produce TV thats got spark.

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