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Rubio and Bush Address the Same-Sex Marriage Debate


 bushThe hot news topic of the day is  Gay marriage. While the U.S. Supreme Court hears from both sides of the highly contentious issue of same-sex marriage, polls seem to indicate that Americans are in favor of marriage equality.

  Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush told friends over at Newsmax TV that he, like many other Americans, would rather see the issue be decided at the state level.

“I would prefer it to be a state-by-state issue,” Bush tells Newsmax. “That’s how we have dealt with a lot of issues in the United States.-Jeb Bush, Newsmax

 Bush’s protege, Senator Marco Rubio agrees that it should be left to the states to decide same-sex marriage, but goes a bit further in outlining that states should have the “right to define marriage in a traditional way.”

 Just because I believe that states should have the right to define marriage in a traditional way does not make me a bigot.-Sen. Marco Rubio, 2013 CPAC Speech

 Many Americans, including myself,  believe that gay men and woman should be afforded the same opportunity of losing half of what they own in the event of a divorce, and that  this issue should be left to the individual states to decide.

 One issue involving same-sex marriage that must to be addressed is, the need to provide protective legal measures for religious institutions against being force to perform religious ceremonies that conflict with the respective religious institutions beliefs and teachings.

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor, as well as one of NewsmaxTV's conservative commentators. Javier has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at

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Rubio and Bush Address the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

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