Miss California Goes To Washington To Oppose Gay Marriage

NEW YORK (AP) -- The reigning Miss California has gone to Washington to help launch a campaign opposing same-sex marriage.

Carrie Prejean told NBC's "Today" show Thursday that she'll be working with the National Organization for Marriage to "protect traditional marriages."

The 21-year-old says that marriage is "something that is very dear to my heart" and she's in Washington to help save it.

She says many people have thanked her for standing up for traditional marriage.

Prejean was named the first runner-up to Miss North Carolina in the Miss USA pageant April 19. Her response to celebrity blogger Perez Hilton's question about legalizing same-sex marriage may have cost her the title.


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  • by Kat on Jul 6, 2009 at 08:01 AM
    Posted by: Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jun 18, 2009 at 09:58 AM Hey GBHB, you got that one right, geography. That is why our people migrated to the US, for religious freedom. Regardless of your political views, that is a founding principal in this country or that denial thing is plaguing you still. If that's so then people should quit fighting the homosexual community so much, because as you have the right to religious freedom (which is your basis for adding laws and keeping gays away from each other), everyone has the right to practice or NOT practice religion. It's not hurting anyone. If it was hurting someone I could see a point in laws but the only thing the gay community is hurting is your beliefs. And quit spouting the HIV/AIDS kick. You are believing a bunch of nonsense mess that is fabricated just for people like you to read. Let's see a bunch of VA's were just given HIV with blood transfusions. That happened once before. And the list goes on.
  • by Derek Location: Greenville on Jul 2, 2009 at 01:40 PM
    Thanks for the offer, but life's been good to me thus far.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jul 2, 2009 at 12:56 PM
    Yep Derek, sure do, isn't great? Someone not suaded by politics, dedicated his god and caring and loving to his people. It really is great. I think it is something you lost your way with but he did help me many times. Gosh, he even loves you and would help you if you asked. He doesn't care what religion you are from or even if you don't have one. Life is good!
  • by Derek Location: Greenville on Jul 2, 2009 at 06:24 AM
    1200 years of celebacy? thats only a blink of an eye of human history. As a student of archaeology, the bible and its followers are relatively new players to the human timeline. Do you also get marriage advice from men that have never been or ever will get married?
  • by bret on Jul 1, 2009 at 02:37 PM
    I wish more people were like her go miss cali. u should a won
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:19 AM
    Derek, why are you posting against a woman that belives gay marriage is not allowed? Why is the liberal left going after her and the womens lib org not defending her opinion. For you other question, as I have stated, I am not allowed to interpret the bible, I have to consult an Orthodox Priest for that. This is a person that dedicates their celebate lives to it. They learn it from 1200 years of priests like themselves. You can argue as read, but it has meaning towards purpose.
  • by Derek Location: Greenville on Jun 30, 2009 at 07:45 AM
    OSOC - sounds like you are preaching the same nonesense that the Taliban does, "fights against liberal belief everyday. so how far away are you from making women wear burkas? throw acid in the face of girls that want to get an education? There were many men in the bible that had multiple wives, but that was stopped by the US government, why don't you complain about that Federal regulation?
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jun 26, 2009 at 04:06 PM
    Alright Derek, technically, you cannot be a true christian and be gay. The bible doesn't allow the "behavior" and forbids it very clearly. There are many freedoms, but in the US sexual preference maybe wrong, like beastiality and far too many to list here and WITN really doesn't like that kind of detail. The point is "anything goes" is not what our country is about. It is a traditional country that fights against liberal belief everyday. If we wanted to live that way, we would move to another country that had that belief and now bring it home here. If your christian two men want to live that way have them move to Sweden or Amersterdam. You have freedoms here in American but not a new sexual preference. Like I said, its not in the constitution. Can I have multiple wives to nag on me all hours of the day and night, NO. Of course I wouldn't want that, Mormons do. Should they have this right?
  • by Derek Location: Greenville on Jun 24, 2009 at 12:51 PM
    Wait, christian two men want to marry and the religious right says NO!. where is their freedom?
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:46 AM
    Derek, going backwards on you post, where in the constitution does it give you a sexual preference right? Your first wrong. You second is "from what I see, christians and any other religious sects in this country are being persecuted"....by you and the progressive liberals. In fact, you want to let them "marry" since this is santioned by religion and you want to slap them in the face with it. So, why would you want a religious ceremony to santion your sinfull bond? Thats the reason. Nice try, no, its not acceptable.
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