State Department Denies Embassies’ Requests to Fly Gay Pride Flag on Official Flagpoles

THANK YOU!

I’m sooooo tired of the gay agenda being shoved in my face!

source: ABC News

he State Department has denied multiple U.S. diplomatic posts‘ requests to fly the rainbow pride flag on official flagpoles during LGBT Pride Month, according to two State Department sources.

The decision is the latest in a string of moves by the agency under Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s tenure that LGBT rights activists say discriminate against the community.

Among the U.S. missions overseas that were denied are Brazil, Germany, Israel, and Latvia, one source told ABC News.

The denials fly in the face of the spirit of President Donald Trump’s stated push to launch “a global campaign to decriminalize homosexuality.” While the president tweeted last Friday that the White House would “celebrate LGBT Pride Month and recognize the outstanding contributions LGBT people have made to our great Nation” -ā€“ making him the first Republican president to do so ā€“ his administration has not proclaimed June as LGBT Pride Month.

Pride flags can be displayed elsewhere on a U.S. mission’s grounds, but not the official flagpole, according to department guidance distributed in May. Flying any special flag on the official flagpole at a US diplomatic post overseas requires special permission, per the department’s Foreign Affairs Manual.

Requests DENIED!

Calamity Jane

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