Pence Defends Embassy Gay Pride Flag Ban: Flagpoles Need ‘One American Flag’


Pence Defends Embassy Gay Pride Flag Ban: Flagpoles Need ‘One American Flag’

Vice President Mike Pence is defending the Trump administration’s ban on flying the gay pride rainbow flag on embassy flagpoles, as was allowed under the Obama administration. 

Embassies in Israel, Germany, Brazil and Latvia made requests to the State Department to be allowed to fly the flag, but all were denied

NBC News asked Pence if the decision runs counter to President Trump celebrating June as LGBT Pride Month. 

Pence said he was “aware that the State Department indicated that on the flagpole of our American embassies that one flag should fly, and that’s the American flag. And I support that.”

The issue, Pence indicated, is not about LGBT rights. 

“As the president said on the night we were elected, we’re proud to be able to serve every American. And we both feel that way very passionately,” Pence said. “But when it comes to the American flagpole at American embassies in capitals around the world, having the one American flag fly I think is the right decision. 

“And we put no restrictions on displaying any other flags or any other displays at our embassies beyond that.”

As Christian Headlines previously reported, embassies in Germany, Israel and Nepal celebrated LGBT Pride Month without flying the gay pride flag on flagpoles. 

“The pride flag will be on as many places as it can at the Embassy,” a spokesman…

… Read More

Click here to read the rest of the story from our content source/partners – Christian Headlines.

قالب وردپرس

Like us on Facebook


- We have all sinned and deserve God's judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the Bible. If you truly believe and trust this in your heart, receiving Jesus alone as your Savior, declaring, "Jesus is Lord," you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven.

What is your response?

If you are not a Christian, and would like to become a Christian. Simply say - "LORD Jesus, thank you for forgiving me of my SINs, today I am deciding to follow you. Accept me into your family, in Jesus name I pray. Amen "

If you still have questions , click here to Contact Us, we are here to help

Unless otherwise specified, the news and opinions expressed are solely the source's and author's and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Christian Mail.

Christian News | Videos | The Christian Mail

Click here to Follow us: & TheChristianMail on Ffacebook

Criteo Ads