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Minority leader backs Pacquiao stand vs Obama support for same-sex marriage

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MANILA, Philippines—Minority Leader Danilo Suarez on Wednesday agreed with Saranggani Representative Manny Pacquiao’s scathing remarks against President Barack Obama’s support for same-sex marriage.

“Did he (Manny) say they should be put to death? I just would like to have it clarified. Is it lethal injection or electric chair? Manny might be just joking because what he is saying is in the Bible,” said Suarez.

He added: “I think we will have a problem with that. We cannot even tell who is the bride and who is the groom?”

In a press conference, Suarez said the public should understand that Obama merely gave his support for same-sex marriage because he was running for reelection.

Suarez said same-sex marriage would be detrimental to population growth and would make the Philippines vulnerable to the rise of HIV-AIDS cases.

“How can you have babies? We will surely have negative population growth if they will allow same sex marriage,” said Suarez, who cited the adverse impact on the country’s labor supply and workers’ dollar remittances from abroad.

“There’s nothing wrong in protecting their own kind, meaning, setting up medical assistance. Encouraging same sex will definitely be a fatal or negative effect on our HIV/AIDS-related ailments. I think that’s what happened to US right now, San Francisco, specifically,” said Suarez.


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Tags: Barack Obama , Gay , gender , homosexuality , Manny Pacquiao , Same-sex marriage

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Christopher-Anthony-Samijon/100000442952535 Christopher Anthony Samijon

    mabuhay ka manny!! ganyan ang tunay na filipino. walang takot.. ke si hudang presidente pa yan ng US o buong bansa pa ng Tsina yan, basta kung ano sa palagay mo ang tama, ipagsigawan mo..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BKKYJRPWZPEJECYDDPRXEFSAKE Joe

    andami dami nang tao sa Pilipinas. ang hirap na nga ng buhay tapos aya mo pa na bumaba ang populations growth? Grabe.

    Para ano? Para mas maraming OCW na magpapadala ng pera ?
    para mas maraming pamilya ang maiwanana ng tatay o nanay na naga-abroad?
    Sobra kang ganid sa pera

  • Patas

    Bigot na agad kasi hindi sumang-ayon sa nais ng LGBT na same-sex marriage?
    Ang LGBT ba ay isang race of people? Sa pagkakaalam ko, hindi.
    Sila pa rin ay lalaki at babae, pagbali-baligtarin mo man sila, palitan ang pangalan o ‘gender’ sa birth certificate, o magbihis lalaki/babae, o kaya ay magpa-sex change man. Hindi ang pagigng bading/tomboy ang problema, kungdi yung ginagawa nilang pakikipagtalik sa kapwa nila lalaki o babae.
    Kung nais ninyong ipagpatuloy iyan, it’s your choice. Pero sana huwag na ninyong ipilit pa sa ibang tao na ayaw sa ganoong sitwasyon na tanggapin ang inyong uri ng pakikipagtalik.
    To each his own na lang…

  • daniboy2012

    Ang mga bakla sa Pilipinas di pinapatay kundi pinagsasamantalahan, pinagkakatuwaan at pinapayagang mamuhay sa gusto nila….darating at darating sa pilipinas ng gusto rin nila magpakasal…kong civil  ok lang pero h’wag tawaging ng kasal kundi “civil union”  para may karapatan sila katulad ng iba.

    • joeybg

      tama ka kabayan, at sila pa nga tumitingin sa ating nga magulang kapag tumatanda na, iyong mga tinatawag na “normal” sa sarili nila ay sila pa ang walang utang na loob sa mga ating mga magulang. I’m against same sex marriage too but, I respect homosexuality.

      • joeybg

        Ganyan ang natutunan ng mga taong masyadong bilib sa kanilang relihiyon, akala mo napakagagaling at napakanormal ang mga pag-iisip. Respeto na lang bawat isa wala pang gulo dito sa buong mundo na pinagmumulan ng kaguluhan dito sa mundo ay ang relihiyon.

  • joeybg

    magboxing ka na lang kasi, huwag mong ipilit ang sarili mo sa pulitka na hinahaluan mo pa ng relihiyon , mag-aral ka na lang muna bago ka pumasok sa pulitika, huwag kang makinig sa mga adviser mo na gustong sumabit sa kasikatan mo, lalo na ang partidong pinasok mo ngayon puro grupo ng mga mangungurakot, IPAKITA MONG KAHIT MABABA ANG IYONG PINAG-ARALAN AY MATAAS NAMAN ANG PRINSIPYO MO at hindi ka basta-basta nakikinig sa ibang kapartido mo sa pulitika na mangungurakot. TUMAYO KA NA LAMANG SA IYONG SARILING PAA at huwag makisakay sa likod ng ibang politiko.

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    pathetic minority
    awash with non issues
    must be cutkongitis
    withdrawal symptoms

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

     The majority of US population even backs Pacquiao.  He’s even trending again in Yahoo US now.

  • john_constantine

    Our country have issues, lots of issues.  Why are our politicians meddling at another country’s issues?



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