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LGBT Rights Group Puts Up Billboard Near RNC Showing Cruz Kissing Trump

HeadlineJul 15, 2016

And as the Republican National Convention is slated to open in Cleveland next week, a billboard depicting presidential candidate Donald Trump kissing Republican Senator Ted Cruz has been erected near the RNC site. The billboard reads “Love Trumps Hate” and is located near the convention center where Republicans will hold their convention. An organization called Planting Peace paid for the message. The group said it is a response to reports the draft platform Republicans will ratify next week includes language opposing same-sex marriage. Another provision in the draft text promotes state laws to restrict which restrooms transgender people can use. Planting Peace President Aaron Jackson said, “Planting Peace calls for immediate change in the Republican party platform with regard to our LGBT family and LGBT rights. Never again shall a negative, hateful message be uttered in the name of 'religious freedom.'”

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