Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he
opposes gay marriage, then adds that he opposes discrimination
against gay people.
The billionaire entrepreneur reiterated
his opposition to allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry during an
interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN).
“Gay marriage,” David Brody said
during the interview. “I know you're for traditional marriage,
against gay marriage, what about civil unions?”
“To be honest with you, as far as
civil unions are concerned, I haven't totally formed my opinion,”
Trump responded, then added, “but there can be no discrimination
against gays. I'm against gay marriage. I took a lot of heat for
that.” (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page.)
On an appearance late last month on Fox
News' The O'Reilly Factor, Trump explained his opposition to
gay marriage this way: “I just don't feel good about it, I don't
feel right about it.”
Trump also told Brody that he's a
Sunday churchgoer and that he never misses service on Easter or
The star of NBC's hit reality show The
Apprentice has said he'll announce in June whether he'll run for
president as a Republican.