Tim Scott

U.S. Senator from South Carolina

Newsweek reports that he “considers homosexuality a morally wrong choice, like adultery. We are by nature sinful,’ he said sadly. All these positions stem from what he calls ‘timeless principles.’”

Cosponsored State Marriage Defense Act, which would allow states to sidestep federal recognition of marriage equality.

Voted against Employment Nondiscrimination Act, which would have granted basic job protections to LGBTQ people.

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