It was the culture war question of the moment over the past week: “would you attend a homosexual commitment ceremony?”

(Note: I refuse to use the term “wedding” in context with anything other than actual marriage, of which there is only one kind.)

And it wasn’t just Leftist trolls asking the question. Republican talk show host Hugh Hewitt also posed the question to GOP presidential candidates. And only one of the likely GOP presidential candidates who was asked the question answered it with unfettered moral clarity either way.

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who was the runner-up in the 2012 GOP primary cycle.

Marco Rubio, a Catholic, said he would attend one because he didn’t want to be hypocritical for attending the wedding of a friend who had divorced and re-married. However, Rubio’s attempt to seem fair-minded is a false choice. Although Christian teaching disagrees on the validity of divorcing and remarrying in certain circumstances, those who divorce and re-marry aren’t attempting to have the First Amendment to our Constitution redefined to validate their relationship.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the son of a Baptist minister, tried to have it both ways. Saying he’s already attended a homosexual commitment reception for “someone I love,” while at the same time claiming he still believes in marriage as one-man and one-woman.

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