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Louie Gohmert Suggests Judges Who Support Gay Marriage Need a ‘Basic Plumbing Lesson’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) heads for a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol October 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.
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On the heels of yet another federal judge deciding that banning gay marriage is indefensible, Texas Representative Louie Gohmert made a “men having sex with men is yucky” joke. “I know our court, a few years ago, the Supreme Court had said … they didn’t see any biological evidence to support marriage being between a man and a woman,” said the typically absurd congressman at a Heritage Foundation event called “Conversations With Conservatives” this afternoon. “They need some basic plumbing lessons.” The problem with conservatives conversing among themselves is that everyone can still hear them.

Gohmert: Marriage Judges Need ‘Plumbing Lesson’