POLITICS
11/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Steve King: Gay Marriage Is "Socialism"

In an extreme formulation of a tired antigay argument, Rep. Steve King of Iowa said that same-sex marriage is a "purely socialist concept" during an interview with a conservative radio network on Wednesday.

King, a Republican who represents the 5th congressional district, spoke with Greg Corumbus of Radio America for World Net Daily about his concern that congressional Democrats and the Obama administration are "pushing closer and closer" to repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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