(VIDEO) Ken Buck and Pat Toomey in Their Own (Frightening) Words: Anti-Choice, Anti-Gay and More

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(VIDEO) Ken Buck and Pat Toomey in Their Own (Frightening) Words: Anti-Choice, Anti-Gay and More

Jodi Jacobson

Two Senate candidates reveal just how extreme they are in video clips of their own statements. 

These are the people who may be U.S. Senators? Two videos from People for the American Way underscore what these men believe, in their own words.

Ken Buck (Colorado):

  • does not believe rape and incest survivors should be able to terminate pregnancies; would instead force them to carry and give birth to their rapist’s child.
  • believes being gay is a lifestyle “choice.”
  • Social security is a “horrible policy.”
  • Roe v. Wade was poorly decided.

Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania)

  • Suggests imprisoning doctors who provide abortion,
  • hate crime legislation is “an attempt to criminalize thought,”
  • voted yes to ban adoption by same-sex couples.

And…”My idea of gun control is a steady aim.”

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