Ed Team

Jeb Bush Endorses Discrimination

Filed By Ed Team | May 18, 2015 3:19 PM | comments

Filed in: The Movement
Tags: Jeb Bush, marriage equality, RFRA

In an interview with David Brody, of the Christian Brodcast News, Jeb Bush endorsed that businesses should be allowed to refuse service to LGBT customers.

He stated during the interview:

David Brody: "This is more about the vendor issue as it relates to do they want to provide a service for same-sex weddings. Are you ok if they don't provide those types of services? Is that ok?"

Jeb Bush: "Yes, absolutely if it's based on a religious belief."

Jeb Bush: "A big country, a tolerant country ought to be able to figure out the difference between discriminating someone because of their sexual orientation and not forcing someone to participate in a wedding that they find goes against their moral beliefs. We should be able to figure this out. This should not be that complicated gosh it is right now."

Later on in the interview he also added that same-sex couples do not have the constitutional right to marry. He stated, "It's thousands of years of culture and history is just being changed at warps speed. It's hard to fathom why it is this way."

Bush has previously stated he supports the "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" passed in Indiana.

Watch the full interview after the jump.

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