Marco Rubio: Labeling Gay Marriage Opponents ‘Homophobe’ Could Threaten Christianity

The Republican presidential candidate says criticism of those opposed to gay marriage borders on a threat to Catholic teachings.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivers remarks during the graduation of small business owners from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program held at the Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College on February 9, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

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Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio told the Christian Broadcasting Network that labeling those who oppose same-sex marriage as a "hater" or "homophobe" could pose a threat to Christianity.

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