Friday, April 24, 2009

Loaded question

Sheila Liaugminas

They’ve always said the Miss America and Miss Universe pageants were about more than beauty.

In recent years, several contestants from the states have taken considerable heat for their principles or stated values on social issues, usually related to abortion and even chastity education.

Suddenly, this year’s pageant has erupted into a news story because of a ‘controversial answer one of the contestants gave to a question about homosexuals and marriage, said a news tease on one of the networks.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The paper said that her comments were controversial. I didn't think her comments were controversial at all. It is controversial to say that same sex couples can get married.