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GOP Frontrunner Donald Trump Doubles Down on Anti-LGBT Positions

by Brandon Lorenz February 18, 2016

Just ahead of the South Carolina primary, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is leaving no doubt that his anti-LGBT rhetoric on the campaign trail is no accident. In recent months Trump has:

  • Told Fox News Sunday he would appoint justices to the Supreme Court who would reverse nationwide marriage equality.
  • When asked to clarify by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Trump refused to say he would defend marriage equality.
  • Agreed to support the so-called “First Amendment Defense Act,” which would lead to more Kim Davis-like discrimination across the country.

In the latest move, Trump has told CBN’s David Brody that evangelical voters can “trust me” to oppose marriage equality. Brody reports that Trump said in an interview today:

“I think they can trust me. They can trust me on traditional marriage. I was very much in favor of having the court rule that it goes to states and let the states decide. And that was a shocking decision for you and for me and for a lot of other people. But I was very much in favor of letting the states decide. And that’s the way it looked like it was going and then all the sudden out of nowhere came this very massive decision and they took it away. But I was always in favor of states rights, states deciding many issues, not just this, but many issues.”

Polling done by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner for HRC shows that a 55 percent majority of voters are less likely to support a candidate for president who opposes allowing same-sex couples to marry. This majority includes Independents, married women and white millennials. All of these groups voted Republican in the last congressional election.

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