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2020 Dems on LGBTQ…and T Again

Democratic presidential candidates held a town hall on LGBTQ issues on Thursday night, with most candidates focusing primarily on transgender rights.

The town hall, which was sponsored by CNN and the Human Rights Campaign, included nine candidates. The participants were asked questions relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues.

Beto: Religious Institutions Should Lose Tax-Exempt Status for Same-Sex Marriage Opposition

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas) said he would strip religious institutions of their tax exempt status if they oppose same-sex marriage.

“We are going to stop those who are infringing upon the human rights of our fellow Americans,” the former congressman said during CNN’s Equality Town Hall on Thursday.

Acquitted Convict Criticizes Harris’s District Attorney Record

An actor acquitted of murder is criticizing Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D., Calif.) role in his conviction.

San Francisco courts convicted Jamal Trulove of murder in 2010, while Harris was serving as San Francisco district attorney. His sentence was overturned in 2014 after a court determined the city’s case against him had relied on compromised eyewitnesses and an untruthful prosecutor.