Rick Santorum says he would not attend same-sex wedding of someone he loves

Sat. April 18, 2015 11:26 AM by Carlos Santoscoy

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Thursday said that attending the wedding of a gay person whom he loves would be a "violation of his faith."

Santorum, a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, made his comments during an appearance on the Hugh Hewitt Show.

After Santorum said that as president he would defend "human rights everywhere," host Hugh Hewitt asked whether he would attend the wedding of a gay person who he loves, a reference to Florida Senator Marco Rubio recently saying that he would

(Related: "No, I would not," he answered.

"Oh, why not?" Hewitt asked.

"No, I mean, because, I just, I don't ... As a person of my faith, that that would be something that would be a violation of my faith. I would love them and support them, but I would not participate in that ceremony," Santorum explained.

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