Mo Brooks

U.S. Representative from Alabama

Told a crowd of Trump supporters to “start kicking ass” shortly before they stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly attack; spread  fraudulent claims about the 2020 election.

Blasted a Supreme Court decision that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Right Act extends to cover gay, lesbian and transgender employees at the workplace, saying the decision is “the dumbest I’ve read.”

Tweeted: “There is a difference between SEX (over which person has NO control) & CONDUCT (over which person has TOTAL control). In a Republic, ELECTED reps make law. APPOINTED judges interpret law. Bad.” 

—Following the Pulse nightclub massacre, made the unsubstantiated claim that U.S. Muslims want to “kill every homosexual” in the country.

The GLAAD Accountability Project catalogs anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and discriminatory actions of politicians, commentators, organization heads, religious leaders, and legal figures, who have used their platforms, influence and power to spread misinformation and harm LGBTQ people.