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Republican says marriage is like selling alcohol and cutting hair

Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa said Tuesday that same sex marriage should be prohibited because the government had the right to regulate human behavior. “The state’s require a marriage license,” King said. “A license is by definition a permit to do that which is otherwise illegal. Licenses are used…

Colbert: ‘It’s up to the gays to keep us from discriminating’

In Stephen Colbert’s mind, the person that would be the best choice to be Mitt Romney’s running mate is Rep. Steve King (R-IA), especially for his anti-gay stance. Colbert shared his support Tuesday evening for the ultra conservative congressman being the ideal VP choice for the likely GOP presidential nominee,…

Rep. Steve King: LGBT individuals can hide orientation from employers

Rep. Steve King (R-OH) on Wednesday said that LGBT individuals could hide their sexual orientation from employers to prevent being unjustly terminated. “How do you know someone’s sexual orientation?” he said in response to a question by Think Progress reporter Scott Keyes. “I don’t know how you discriminate against someone…

Rep. Steve King: Ron Paul would be ‘dangerous’ president

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said Thursday that he agreed with The Union Leader‘s assessment of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX). Namely, that Paul’s views on national security were “dangerous.” “He’s not dangerous unless he’s president,” King told Politico. “I mean, I served with Ron Paul in Congress for nine years and…

GOP Rep. Steve King tweets Dem Rep. is ‘boring’ during hearing

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) called out Rep. Steve King (R-IA) during a hearing on Internet piracy Thursday for tweeting that she was boring. “We are debating the Stop Online Piracy Act and Shiela [sic] Jackson has so bored me that I’m killing time by surfing the Internet,” King wrote…

Rep. Steve King: marriage equality ‘is a purely socialist concept’

Sometimes my head just hurts from reading TEH STUPID. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) opened his trap and revealed that his grasp of reality is tenuous at best. Using logic that only someone like Rick Santorum can understand, King went on WingNutDaily radio to discuss the impact marriage equality has been…

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