Quotes in the News

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"It's pretty simple: Marriage is between a man and a woman. … The effort to create alternatives to marriage between a man and a woman are perfectly natural pagan behaviors, but they are a fundamental violation of our civilization."

Newt Gingrich

Presidential candidate, on the campaign trail (The Huffington Post/RNS)

"By conspiring to throw their weight behind a single evangelical-friendly candidate, they fed the widespread perception that evangelicalism's main identifying feature is right-wing political activism focused on abortion and homosexuality."

David Neff

Editor-in-chief of Christianity Today, discussing the conclave of evangelical leaders who endorsed Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum (christianitytoday.com/RNS)

"Newt is not perfect, but who among us is? The fact is, there is forgiveness for those who seek God, and I believe in the power of redemption, for it is a central tenet of my Christian faith."

Rick Perry

Texas governor, after leaving the GOP presidential race and endorsing Newt Gingrich (ABC News/RNS)

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