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Mike Pence reveals what he would say if his child came out as gay

Related: WATCH: Donald Trump tells gay supporters: “You don’t look gay”Although claiming the Pences love “everybody”, the former VP did not show much love for trans athletes during his speech.He said the UVA swimmer Emma Weyant had been unfairly deprived of a title at the NCAA championship last month by losing to transgender athlete Lia Thomas.“Weyant won that race,” Pence said, before going on to criticize President Joe Biden’s stance on trans rights.“I know that in his State of the Union address President Biden promised to stand for the God-given right of men to compete in women’s sports, but common sense needs to reign and it will reign.”Pence’s appearance was at the invitation of the Young America’s Foundation, a conservative organization. Last month, the University of Virginia’s college newspaper, The Cavalier Daily, blasted Pence’s planned appearance.

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Michael Richard Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 48th vice president of the United States, since 2017. He previously was the 50th governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017 and a member of the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. Pence was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, and is the younger brother of U.S. Representative Greg Pence. He graduated from Hanover College and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and television talk show host from 1994 to 1999. Pence was elected to the United States Congress in 2000 and represented Indiana's 2nd congressional district and Indiana's 6th congressional district in the House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. He served as the chairman of the House Republican Conference from 2009 to 2011. Pence described himself as a "principled conservative" and supporter of the Tea Party movement, stating that he was "a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.