Pence has long opposed the expansion of LGBT rights throughout his political career. Many people argued that this prevented teachers from talking about gay relationships. Urvashi Vaid argues that Bush's anti-gay rhetoric "motivated conservative gay Democrats and loyal gay Republicans, who had helped defeat Dukakis into throw their support behind Clinton. Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law. June 22, On June 26 the Supreme Court rules that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. It is for these reasons, among others, that our society has always sought to protect this unique relationship.
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On August 25,Rep. The legal scholar had said that, if the Supreme Court did so, many states would likely legalize abortion on their own. There is no federal statute addressing employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. During the campaign he did not endorse a single piece of gay rights legislation.
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