Originally posted by theubermensch
That doesnt mean he is homophobic.
But supporting laws against sodomy does.
Paul has been a critic of the Supreme Court’s Lawrence v. Texas decision, in which sodomy laws were ruled unconstitutional under the Fourteenth
Paul does not respect the privacy of all people.
Ron Paul uses the Constitution when it’s convenient for him and disregards it when it goes against his personal beliefs, regarding gay people, women
and their privacy.
He sites the privacy right in the 4th Amendment to justify his position on the Patriot Act, saying that it protects the right of the people to be
secure in their house, but rejects the “secure in their persons” clause when it comes to abortion or gay rights. He wants states to make
abortion and sodomy illegal. And he would pave the way for them to do so.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be
I have become nearly completely convinced that he is a snake oil salesman. And if his support is any indication, he’s pretty successful at it. I
don’t know if he’s racist or not, but I do believe he will use his position to legislate morality. And that’s something I cannot support.