Skip to comments.Giuliani emerging as favorite of gays
Posted on 05/09/2007 1:14:52 AM PDT by felisberto
DENVER - Rudy Giuliani emerged as a favorite among many members of the GOPs largest gay organization, who cited his record on social issues, taxes and defense.
However, delegates to the Log Cabin Republicans annual convention said Friday they also fear that the former New York mayor, in his bid to capture the Republican presidential nomination, might be waffling as he reaches out to the more conservative GOP voters who hold sway in the primaries.
Ricchiazzi, who wore an "I Love Rudy" button, cited Giulianis remarks on abortion during the GOP presidential candidates debate Thursday night.
With a record of supporting abortion rights, Giuliani said "it would be OK" if the Supreme Court upholds the 1973 Roe v. Wade Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion. "It would be OK to repeal it. It would be OK also if a strict constructionist viewed it as precedent," he said.
Former Republican Sen. Alan Simpson of Wyoming, the events keynote speaker, agreed. He told the group of about 200 that he thinks the party is in a better place than it was after delving into issues like the Terri Schiavo case and gay marriage.
"Who the hells for abortion?" he added, explaining that it is a personal decision and should not be on the party platform.
"Dont be impatient. Stay in the party. Dont leave because you can change it," Simpson said.
Thompson apologized for the answer on Friday, saying he had made a mistake.
That said, Sammon called Giuliani "a very strong leader with an inclusive record."
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It makes them proud I guess.
sorry the title should be “Giuliani emerging as favorite of gays”
Unlike a lot of FReepers, I just don’t get all that hot and bothered about homosexuals.
The abortion issue on the other hand is much more disconcerting.
The gay issue has stopped me on Guiliani, the guy does not have any morals.
You can say that again You can say that again
Thompson? Who apologized for what answer? This article makes no sense.
is there a way to correct this thing?
I noticed that too. Seems like a smear against Fred by some liberal media folks.
It is about Tommy Thompson, not Fred Thompson. The article is horribly written.
An arrogant cross dressing yankee
Rudy’s moral compass is spinning around, and has no clue what direction truth is in. Not the guy you want leading the country in prayer during these troubled times.
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Giuliani at Gracie Mansion in 1997 with Howard Koeppel,one of the
openly gay couple Giuliani lived with, after ditching his wife and kids
to be with his mistress.
Of course homosexuals like rudy, none of the other candidates dress in drag. I mean trent lott isn’t running.
Thou shalt not bear falsies against thy neighbor
Oops. To late - he already is.
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