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John Ratcliffe

6th Director of National Intelligence

Said he opposes an individual state’s right to recognize not only marriage equality, but even civil unions. 

Was given an award by the anti-LGBTQ Family Research Council for his 100 percent record on “faith and family” issues, including his blocking of DOD funding for gender confirmation surgery.

Voted against a resolution expressing opposition to the Trump administration’s ban on transgender soldiers.

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