Originally Posted by HolyHandgernade
Then why make it a political issue? Why put it in the party platform? If it is such an impossibility, why use it as red meat?
Pandering for evangelical votes. It's one of the few blocks of voters they have left.
You and I both know it's dumb but I can't think of any other reason. (edit: short of some tinfoil hat conspiracy in which the Republicans are losing elections on purpose)