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Hugh Hefner Accuses Conservatives of Assaulting the "Rights of Gays"

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Playboy founder Hugh Hefner wanted to share his two cents on a specific topic, and lucky for him, he has a widely read publication to use as a way of getting his word out there.

The 86-year-old put on his editorial hat and published an article in his mag's September issue accusing conservatives of assaulting the rights of gays. 

So what did he have to say?

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"The fight for gay marriage is, in reality, a fight for all of our rights. Without it, we will turn back the sexual revolution and return to an earlier, puritanical time," he writes.

"Today, in every instance of sexual rights falling under attack, you'll find legislation forced into place by people who practice discrimination disguised as religious freedom. Their goal is to dehumanize everyone's sexuality and reduce us to using sex for the sole purpose of perpetuating our species. To that end, they will criminalize your entire sex life."

He continues, saying conservatives "assault the rights of gays, whether by denying them to right to marry or, as in Kansas, by attempting to empower landlords, business owners and employers to discriminate against gays on religious grounds."

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After calling out specific laws that particularly got him boiling—mainly bills that had to do with women's access to birth control—Hef concluded with this thought, "This is a religious nation, but it is also a secular one...No one should have to subjugate their religious freedom, and no one should have their personal freedoms infringed. This is America and we must protect the rights of all Americans."

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