Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s new neighbors are making it known that he is not welcome.
People in his Northwest DC neighborhood, where he is staying until he moves into the Vice President’s mansion, have hung gay pride flags to let him know they disagree with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act he signed into law as governor of Indiana, WJLA reported.
Faith & religion are important values to millions of IN residents. W/passage of RFRA, IN will continue to respect beliefs of all Hoosiers
— Governor Mike Pence (@GovPenceIN) March 31, 2015
The law states that the government cannot “substantially burden a person’s exercise of religion” and can be used to fight lawsuits if they believe their religious beliefs have been “substantially burdened.”
It ought not come as a big surprise that Pence is unwelcome in D.C., as the district voted 90.9 percent for Hillary Clinton.
Isle Heintzen said the displaying of the gay pride flag in Pence’s new neighborhood is “a respectful message showing, in my case, my disagreement with some of his thinking,” she told WJLA.
Residents on NW Washington Street where VP Elect Pence is renting a house are sending him a symbolic message. More residents may hang flags pic.twitter.com/fldYsMoP6i
— Suzanne Kennedy (@ABC7Suzanne) November 30, 2016
“I have no idea what [the Vice-President Elect] will think about, but I hope he will change his mind,” Heintzen said.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) December 2, 2016
Yes, because people generally change their minds when holier-than-thou liberals beat them over the head with their disapproval.
— Matt Yurus (@Matt_Yurus) December 1, 2016
Wake up right! Receive our free morning news blast HERE
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Britney Spears shows off her rockin’ new bod, but had to spoil it with a liberal message about ‘Dreamers’ - December 24, 2017
- Border patrol forget they’re supposed to be heartless, deliver beautiful baby at the border - December 24, 2017
- After scoring tax cut victory, Trump sees ‘tremendous Democrat support’ for his next big initiative - December 24, 2017
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.