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Rick Perry

Bad news for the Religious Right: There already are gays in the Boy Scouts

Regardless of its history of discrimination, it turns out that Scouting has equipped a growing cadre of gay men with the integrity to stand up for equality, and equipped our straight brothers with the loyalty to take a vocal role in the fight.

COMMENTARY: The lost souls of the Republican Party

The Republican Party has lost its heart and soul. The party of Abraham Lincoln, founded in the mid-1850s as a political movement united against slavery, has morphed in the 21st century into the party of hate and the party of no.

COMMENTARY: The myth of the tolerant Republican

So, you can tell me that you are tolerant, and you love me and you support me, and that you want smaller government, and you’re fiscally responsible, etc. – all I will see is that you identify yourself with a group of people who are hateful, intolerant, judgmental, racist, homophobic and xenophobic.

BREAKING NEWS: Rick Perry quits GOP race

"There is no viable path forward for me. So today I am suspending my campaign and endorsing Newt Gingrich for president."

COMMENTARY: What did we learn from the New Hampshire primary?

Mitt Romney is on a roll, winning both the Iowa Republican Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. Still, he has yet to win a majority of the votes in either state, showing that the majority of Republican voters are not quite sold on him as their nominee.

COMMENTARY: Iowa ad shows Rick Perry is out of touch on DADT

If Rick Perry wants to use his campaign cash to bash patriotic and hard-working American servicemembers and veterans who happen to be gay or lesbian, he should at least have the intestinal fortitude to meet with us in person and do it to our faces.