In this very telling video, Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence refuses to answer a simple ‘yes or no’ question about his anti-gay “religious exemption” law, even though host George Stephanopoulus tried to pin him down by asking it about ten different times in three different ways over a three minute span.
If this video doesn’t prove to you that Gov. Pence and Indiana Republicans are full-knowingly discriminating against gays and the entire LGBT community, you may be a Tea Partier.
While Pence jumped political somersaults to avoid the simple “yes or no” question of whether the law allows a Christian florist to refuse service to a gay couple, those of us who are paying attention understand that the answer is a resounding YES.
Nice try, Gov. Pence.
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Opinion columnist and former editor-in-chief of Occupy Democrats. He graduated from Bennington College with a Bachelor's degree in history and political science. He now focuses on advancing the cause of social justice and equality in America.