This CPAC Panelist Thinks It's A “Liberal Lie” That A State Has Ever Banned Gay Marriage

Conservative commentator Michael Medved declared at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that it was a “liberal lie” that a state has ever banned same-sex marriage.

During a March 7 CPAC panel titled “Can Libertarians and Social Conservatives Ever Get Along?” Medved denied that gay couples have encountered state-sponsored discrimination. “There has never been a state in this country that has ever banned gay marriage,” Medved said:

As Talking Points Memo notes, 30 state constitutions prohibit same-sex marriage, and gay marriage remains illegal in all but 17 states