On the heels of North Carolina passing a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, on Tuesday "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed Tony Perkins for a spirited discussion on the referendum.
Joining Piers Morgan for a live interview, the President of Family Research Council detailed his "pro-family" position:
"I have been working on marriage law for over 15 years. And the reason it's important, Piers, quite frankly, is because public policy shapes the culture," said Perkins. "And when we're - what we're talking about here is not shaping policy or creating policy based upon an individual here or an individual there, but what the social science tells us is best for society as a whole."
As the lively and engaging interaction continued, the host asked the 49-year-old father of five how he might handle one of his children being gay:
"Well we would have a conversation about it," answered the guest. "I doubt that would happen with my children as we are teaching them the right ways that they are to interact as human beings."
Watch the clip, and listen to the interview, as Morgan asks Perkins to explain how a gay couple can damage civilization by getting married.
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