Trace Adkins opposes gay marriage, saying it "ain't right"
Friday, October 24, 2008
– Trace Adkins made it crystal clear where he stands on gay marriage during a concert Thursday in Massachusetts.
Adkins is touring with James Otto as the opening act and Alan Jackson as the headliner. Adkins, who has espoused his conservative views both in comments and in a book out last year, said that the three were having a good time on their tour together. "We like each other a whole lot," Atkins told the crowd in Worcester, Mass. soon before launching into Ladies Like Country Boys.
"Since we are in Massachusetts, we can just get married before we go home," he said, obviously joking and then adding in a serious tone, "That shit ain't right, you know." The crowd responded with applause.
Atkins quickly said, "You can do whatever you want."
Massachusetts has made gay marriage legal, the first state in the country to do so.
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