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Marco Rubio uses forum at Christian conference to call for love of gay community

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who’s faced a torrent of criticism this week for agreeing to speak at a conservative Christian conference that included others with harsh gay-bashing rhetoric, used his pulpit there Friday to urge love for the gay community. “I want to be clear with you, abandoning judgment and loving our LGBT neighbors is not a betrayal of what the Bible teaches; it is a fulfillment of it,” Rubio declared Friday before a reported 500 Florida Christian pastors attending the American…

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Patrick Murphy calls on Marco Rubio to drop out of religious conference this week

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Even though Marco Rubio has already said he has no intention of backing out of an appearance at a religious conference in Orlando this week that critics have called an “anti-LGBT rally,” Patrick Murphy said on Monday that the Florida GOP Senator should do so. “The Pulse shooting devastated the LGBT community in Orlando and across our state,” Murphy said in a statement issued on Monday. “For their Senator to speak alongside leaders espousing bigotry, just two months after that tragedy, is a disgrace.” Rubio…

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