“I think it’s blasphemy to put this on the ballot and try to divide God’s children for political gain. God loves them queers every bit that he loves the Republicans.”
“It is another example of the Republicans trying to unite their base with a wedge of hate. It is political trickery — it has nothing to do with queers and marriage. It is to help Republicans, in general, unite their base in the name of hate.”
-Dave “Mudcat” Saunders
“Proposed marriage amendment galvanizes both sides of debate”
By Pamela Podger, Roanoke Times, July 31, 2006
In 2006, Dave Saunders served on the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Coalition, a group organized to oppose the Marshall/Newman amendment (2006 amendment to the Virginia constitution banning gay marriage).