Carson: I’m Not Going to Talk About Gay Rights Anymore

Dr. Ben Carson, former pediatric neurosurgeon and author of “You Have a Brain,” said that he would no longer be talking about gay rights on Wednesday’s “Sean Hannity Show.”

Carson discussed the controversy over his comments in an interview on CNN regarding homosexuality. He took issue with how CNN cut the pre-taped interview, saying “it was a 25 minute interview, they chopped and you see what part they emphasized. We talked about some really important things, none of that was brought up. But, I did learn something very important, for certain networks, never do a pre-taped interview.”

He went on to clarify his stance on gay marriage stating “I believe in traditional marriage, between a man and a woman. I also believe that our Constitution protects everybody, regardless of their beliefs, and that includes people who are gay. And I have problem with them doing whatever they want to do, I’m just not willing to change the definition of marriage for anybody.”

Carson concluded, “I simply have decided, that I’m not going to really talk about that issue anymore because every time I’m gaining momentum, the liberal press says ‘let’s talk about gay rights.’ And I’m just not going to fall for that anymore.”

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