Doug Truax on Civil Rights
He said he is "very pro-life," and unlike Durbin, would support policies that limit abortion. When O'Brien pointed out that Dick Durbin said in an interview that he changed from being pro-life to being radically pro-abortion because pro-life people he'd met in DC were so mean, Truax responded, "How's that for conviction?"
When asked about same sex marriage, Truax said that his religious beliefs uphold the one-man, one-woman definition of marriage, but states should determine their will on the topic, rather than federal mandates.
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