While some are accusing Pat McCrory of passing an “anti-LGBT” law, Donald Trump just blasted the North Carolina Governor on Twitter for being “not harsh enough on the gays”;
Donald Trump posted the tweet in reference to McCrory’s veto of last year’s North Carolina State Legislature’s bill which would have exempted county magistrates and registers of deeds from issuing marriage licenses if the marriages conflict with their religious views.
On May 28, 2015, Governor McCrory issued a veto of the legislation because of his concern for adherence to state law. The veto message stated:
I recognize that for many North Carolinians, including myself, opinions on same-sex marriage come from sincerely held religious beliefs that marriage is between a man and a woman.
However, we are a nation and a state of laws. Whether it is the president, governor, mayor, a law enforcement officer or magistrate, no public official who voluntarily swears to support and defend the Constitution and to discharge all duties of their office should be exempt from upholding that oath; therefore, I veto Senate Bill 2.
Many have taken to Twitter to show their discuss in Trump’s remarks;
Article originally posted on April 1st, 2016.