Earlier this year, then-reigning Miss California Carrie Prejean expressed her opinion concerning gay marriage.
She paid dearly for it and lost her crown, but stood firm on her belief.
Miss America 2009, Katie Stam, talked to CBN News about her "unapologetical" faith in Jesus Christ.
Click play to hear her discuss why she was not surprised by fellow beauty queen Carrie Prejean's persecution for standing up for her beliefs.
*Original broadcast July 10, 2009.