Tom Morrison, Illinois Rep., Compares Gay Marriage to Statutory Rape

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An Illinois lawmaker is again under fire for alleged anti-gay comments in emails to constituents.

Rep. Tom Morrison (R-54) compared same-sex marriage to statutory rape in an email obtained by Windy City Times to a constituent.

In the email, Morrison asks where the line would be drawn of same-sex couples were allowed to marry.

"If one male and one female is discriminatory, then isn't limitation of marriage to just two people discriminatory, too?" he wrote. "There are men who would like to marry two or more consenting females. Would you define their relationship as marriage, too? Could a man marry a consenting 9-year old girl? Why not? To refuse them would be discrimination. Again, where would you draw the line?

Read more at our media partner Windy City MediaKate Sosin, Windy City Times


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