Monday, June 26, 2017

Nikki Haley Booed At NY Restaurant

"Love Trumps Hate."

What a load!

From FOX News:
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley took to Twitter Sunday to claim that she and her son were heckled as they left a New York City restaurant while the city's annual Gay Pride Parade was taking place.

...Haley has been one of the most outspoken members of the Trump administration in her role as ambassador to the U.N., but some of her statements while governor of South Carolina have drawn the ire of the LGBT community.

In November 2013, Haley opposed a federal lawsuit challening an amendment in South Carolina's constitution that banned same-sex marriage.

"The citizens of South Carolina spoke ... spoke something that I, too, believe, which is marriage should between a man and a woman," Haley said at the time. "I’m going to stand by the people of this state, stand by the constitution, I’m going to support it and fight for it every step of the way."

However, Haley appeared to alter her stance last year, when she delivered the Republican response to former President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address. Haley, who endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in the Republican primaries, promised that a Republican president would "respect differences in modern families, but we would also insist on respect for religious liberty as a cornerstone of our democracy."

Gay pride parades across the country this weekend took on political overtones, an apparent reaction to the Trump administration.

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