Pro-choice groups ask for holiday donations in Mike Pence's name

31 December, 2017, 05:37 | Author: Edward Snyder
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A photo of a gay pride sign in Aspen is going viral.

Pitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Buglione told the newspaper the couple living in the house first thought the Secret Service or law enforcement might question the family's right to hang the flag, but they weren't stopped.

The residents of the home did not respond to requests from the media asking for a comment about the "Make American Gay Again" banner.

Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo said one of his deputies saw a nearby resident drape the banner over the pillar.

He added that the vice president's security have been "really nice". "When they said, 'We're not here to control your free speech rights, ' [the neighbors] came out with chili and began feeding them".

Pence, who describes himself as a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican (in that order), has long held anti-LGBTQ views.




Rumors swirled around that Pence was an advocate of conversion therapy but this was denied by his spokesman.

In 2006, Pence supported a constitutional amendment that would have defined marriage as between a man and a woman.

He has also been accused of being a proponent of "conversion therapy", a practice which purports to change individuals' sexual orientation via spiritual intervention.

The paragraph said federal dollars should go to 'institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behavior'.

President Donald Trump has also joked that Pence "wants to hang" all gay people, according to The New Yorker.

Vice President Mike Pence, Karen Pence and daughter Charlotte Pence attend the March for Life rally on January 27 in Washington, D.C. Pro-choice groups took to Twitter to solicit donations in Vice President Mike Pence's name as a protest of the vice president's pro-life views.

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