During his confirmation hearing to become secretary of housing and urban development, Carson, in his polite way, stated his definition of equal rights. That he believes no group is entitled to an extra helping of equality.
In this particular case, he was asked by Ohio’s Sen. Sherrod Brown if he would enforce LGBT protections in the public housing sector. His answer was awesome.
“Of course, I would enforce all the laws of the land. Of course, I think all Americans should be protected by the law.
“What I have said before is I don’t think anyone should get ‘extra rights.”
BOOM!!! Why is this so hard for Liberals to understand?
But wait, there’s more. Enjoy!
In his opening remarks to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, the former presidential candidate talked about his experience with “housing insecurity” and talked about the plight of his mother.
“She didn’t have any skills, basically a third-grade education, and we had no place to live,” he said. “She couldn’t afford the house so we ended up moving to Boston, moving in with relatives. So I have actually in my life understood what housing insecurity was. And we were there in Boston for a couple of years.”
He said his mother told him, “The person who has the most to do with determining where you live is you.”
In remarks prepared for the hearing, Carson said, “I want to help heal America’s divisiveness, and I think HUD is positioned to help in that healing. One of our biggest threats right now is this political division, racial conflict and class warfare. It is ripping this country apart.”
“If we can give those people hope, then they can move out of those situations,” he testified. “But giving them hope starts with giving them a safe and productive environment.”