Articles tagged Gay Pride Month

Pence defends Trump admin ban on LGBT ‘pride’ flags from US embassy flagpoles

June 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Vice President Mike Pence is defending the Trump administration’s refusal to allow U.S. embassies across the globe to raise LGBT “pride” flags on the same flagpoles hosting the American flag, framing it as a matter of maintaining the preeminence of the Stars and Stripes. Last week, three U.S. diplomats revealed that the administration is denying diplomats’ requests to raise the rainbow banners on the building’s official flagpole, though they are still allowed to display the flag elsewhere, including on embassy walls and inside buildings. The requirement to seek permission first marks a reversal of the […]