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Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith has been the subject of a great many tirades as of late, and that doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon.
As the 2020 election approaches, the crowded democratic field of candidates are busy taking pot shots at the President and his administration. Pete Buttigieg, who worked for years with Vice President Mike Pence in Indiana, recently stirred up some media coverage for himself by blasting the “Mike Pence’s of the world” for their views on homosexuality.
Now, as the Vice President was preparing to speak at a Christian university commencement in May, there has been pushback from the student population regarding Pence’s connection to The White House.
Vice President Mike Pence is getting pushback from Taylor University students and alumni after the small evangelical Christian school tapped the former Indiana governor to be this year’s commencement speaker.
Over 3,300 people have signed a change.org petition to get Pence’s invitation to the mid-May commencement ceremony rescinded, claiming the “Trump-Pence Administration’s policies” are “not consistent with the Christian ethic of love we hold dear.”
One Taylor grad said the school, “should be ashamed…I am physically shaking…I feel personally attacked,” but not all alumni agree and Taylor officials said they are standing by their decision.
The Vice President’s wife was embroiled in a similar controversy just months ago, after she accepted a job at a Christian school whose policies toward homosexuality have long been considered controversial.
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