Supreme Court Ruling And Straw Poll

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Supreme Court Ruling and Straw Poll dominates Western Conservative Summit This year Western Conservative Summit drew five Republican candidates and one likely candidate. Sen. Rick Santorum led the stage on Friday and it continued on Saturday with Gov. Mike Huckabee, Carly Florina, Gov. Rick Perry, Ben Carson and Gov. Scott Walker. The main political issue dominating the summit was Friday’s Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage the law of the land. Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum said the ruling was “based on a lie” during his speech Friday night. (Read more-Link to Santorum coverage) Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee told the gathering on Saturday morning that the Supreme Court in legalizing same- sex marriage in all 50 states tried “to unwritten the laws of nature and the laws of nature’s God,” and conservative can’t ignore this decision they same way that “Abraham Lincoln did about the Dred Scott decision in 1857.” Huckabee also attacked President Obama flip-flop views on same-sex marriage in 2008 and 2012. “Obama said that he believes that marriage is between a man and a woman, and he believed that, because he said as a Christian, it was the biblical view, and he had to believe that God was in the mix," Huckabee said. "One of three things is true: he was either lying in 2008, he 's lying now or God rewrote the bible and Barack Obama is the only one who got the new edition and I don 't think that 's what happened.” Former CEO of

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