White House says attacks on LGBTQ rights are ‘dangerous’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Friday condemned what it described as “hateful and dangerous” attacks on LGBTQ people, as Republicans in various U.S. states pursue laws targeting the community’s rights. Speaking to reporters, White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre pointed to Republican calls to ban gay marriage through legislation in Iowa and Tennessee, as well as moves to limit protections for same-sex couples in Florida. “In Florida, just Florida alone, Republicans introduced 20 bills, 20 bills on a single day to roll back the rights of LGBT community,” Jean-Pierre said at a p…

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