Giuliani says GOP should stay away from marriage controversy

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani believes the Republican Party should stop fighting marriage equality and focus on fiscal policy. “We’d be a much more successful political party if we stuck to our economic, conservative roots,” Giuliani said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” He’s considering a run for the GOP presidential ticket in 2012, and has long supported civil unions. Although he said he believes marriage should be limited to a man and a woman, he can “live with” the legalization in New York. He served as Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001. A Democrat and Independent in the 1970’s, and a Republican since the 1980’s. He served two terms as Mayor of NYC, having run along Republican and Liberal lines. He was credited with initiating improvements and with a reduction in crime pressing the city’s quality of life initiatives.

[via WPXI Pittsburgh]

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