The Daily Beast reports:
Republican senatorial candidate Blake Masters enjoys the financial and political support of his longtime friend, mentor, and billionaire business partner Peter Thiel, who is gay. But Masters, who attended Thiel’s wedding, also apparently believes Thiel’s marriage should be illegal.
“It’s not just Disney, you know—‘follow your heart,’” Masters said at a campaign event earlier this year. “It has a point.” That “point,” he said, is making children. And since there’s no procreation within same-sex marriages, Masters reasoned, those unions don’t have a point—and therefore should be banned.
“The Supreme Court should not be deciding gay marriage. If this country wanted to legalize gay marriage or recognize it, what you would do is you would have a Constitutional amendment. It’s supposed to be hard. It’s supposed to be hard for a reason,” he said.
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“Blake Masters’ Gay Marriage Views May Surprise Peter Thiel”
‘It’s not just Disney, you know, follow your heart. Marriage has a point—procreation’
This is the same tool who blames gun violence on Black people. https://t.co/pk0yAZdnpj
— ProChoice (@Trout8Trout) June 27, 2022
Arizona Senate Republican Primary Poll
+- Changes from Trafalgar’s April Poll
Blake Masters 28.9% (+9.5)
Mark Brnovich 23.7% (-0.2)
Jim Lamon 17.2% (-7.6)
Michael McGuire 4.4% (-3.8)
Justin Olson 4% (+0.9)@trafalgar_group / June 7-9 / 1,077 LV pic.twitter.com/RZ0ivo1qjW
— InteractivePolls (@IAPolls2022) June 13, 2022