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Marco Rubio: Legalized gay marriage is ‘a real and present danger’ to the survival of Christianity

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Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio suggested in a recent interview that the push to legalize same-sex marriage represented a threat to the survival of Christianity.

In a profile published on Tuesday, CBN’s David Brody pointed out that Rubio’s “deep faith drives public policy on social issues like traditional marriage.”

“If you think about it, we are at the water’s edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is hate speech,” Rubio explained to Brody. “Because today we’ve reached the point in our society where if you do not support same-sex marriage you are labeled a homophobe and a hater.”

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“So what’s the next step after that?” the Florida senator continued. “After they are done going after individuals, the next step is to argue that the teachings of mainstream Christianity, the catechism of the Catholic Church is hate speech.”

“And there’s a real and present danger.”

But when it came to his own personal life, Rubio said that he realized how precious his family was when he saw his son drowning.

“I walk outside and I turn to the left and Dominick is floating at the top face down,” he recalled. “And you can just imagine how horrifying that was. And so I jumped in, I pulled him out. He immediately started crying. Obviously, he threw up all the water he had swallowed and everything was fine.”

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“One day I will no longer be in politics, one day I will no longer be a senator or anything else. But I will always be a father and I will always be a husband,” Rubio noted.

As for the presidential election, Rubio said that it was up to God — and the voters.

“My view is you go out and do the very best you can and ultimately it’s going to turn out the way voters and God decide,” he declared.

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Watch the video below from CBN.

(h/t: Bloomberg)

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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a "new era" between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences.

Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official negotiations at the historic resort town of Mahbalipuram, south of Chennai.

The two leaders are meeting for the second time in a year in a bid to ease tensions over border disputes, the troubled Kashmir region and China's domination of trade between their huge economies.

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Trump calls for impeachment of Mitt Romney for criticizing him in rambling tweet

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Hours after Donald Trump attacked Sen. Mitt Romney for being critical of his call for the Chinese to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, the president was back for another round, calling for the Utah Republiocan to be impeached.

Claiming without evidence that voters in Utah are turning on their senator, Trump claimed, "I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!" followed by:  #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY

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Trump claimed ‘inequality is down’ — one day later federal data showed the exact opposite is true

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"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."

Federal data released Thursday showed U.S. income inequality in 2018 reached the highest level since the Census Bureau began measuring it five decades ago, a finding that comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said "inequality is down."

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