Gov. says he's done discussing gay marriage remark
Posted: October 8, 2013 - 5:45pm

Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett compared the marriage of same-sex couples to the marriage of a brother and sister during an appearance on a morning TV news show, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he's said all he's going to say about his statement comparing gay marriage to sibling marriage.

The Republican was asked repeatedly about his comments Tuesday during an impromptu news conference after touring a Caterpillar Inc. facility in the York suburbs.

In a TV interview last week, he said sibling marriage was a better analogy to gay marriage than two children marrying.

Corbett says he has publicly apologized and that his apology was heartfelt. He says he can't control whether people accept it or not.

The first-term governor is up for re-election next year.

The Latest

Front PageFirm files for properties

Owners OK Columbia County land to be used for pipeline

Front PagePolice: Suitor pulled a gun

A Bloomsburg man pointed a loaded revolver at a woman and her...

Front PageAmish man accused of molesting girls

Danville suspect, 43, faces several felonies

Front PagePlug pulled on health care bill

Trump blames lack of Democrat support as GOP yanks overhaul

Front PageEx-PSU president is found guilty of child endangerment

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of...