Democrat presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Thursday, mocked at a potential faith-based argument against same-sex marriages and received loud applause at CNN’s LGBTQ Town Hall in Los Angeles.
The Massachusetts senator was asked by the chair of the Human Rights Campaign Board of Directors, Morgan Cox that how she would react to an “old-fashioned” supporter told her that they believe marriage is between one man and one woman.
Ms. Waaren started saying, “I’m going to assume it is a guy who said that.”
The Senator ended her answer saying, “And I’m going to say, Well! Then just marry one woman. I’m cool with that,” after that she with a loud roar and applause from the spectators the talk show.
Taking a pause, she shrugged before finishing her joke, “Assuming you can find one…”
Ms. Warren again used humor to discuss how faith influences many people’s beliefs towards the LGBTQ community, along with her own, and cited the first song she remembers learning as a child in Oklahoma.
Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation hosted the CNN Democratic presidential town hall in California which focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues.
During the campaign, it said that the October 10 prime-event, airing live on the eve of ”National Coming Out Day’. It will feature the largest-ever audience for a Democratic presidential town hall devoted to LGBTQ issues.
The candidates have questions from the audience and CNN journalists on specific LGBTQ concerns as well as their plans to promote equality and civility. On October 11, National Coming Out Day is celebrated which is an annual LGBT awareness day.
Ms. Warren now shares the front-runner status with former Vice President Joe Biden. She started her campaign from Massachusetts in February and asked her supporters to act against the wealthy power brokers who “have been waging class warfare against hardworking people for decades”.
She said addressing Donald Trump to be “just the latest and most extreme symptom of what’s gone wrong in America.”