Iceland Greets VP Pence, a Conservative Christian, With Gay Rainbow Flags and Bracelets

CNS News | 9/6/2019 | Staff
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When Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Reykjavík, Iceland, buildings were flying gay rainbow flags and the president, Guðni Jóhannesson, wearing a gay rainbow wristband, shook his hand. Pence, an evangelical Christian, strongly opposes gay marriage and many aspects of the LGBTQ agenda.

According to The Hill, Pence was scheduled to meet Jóhannesson on Sept. 4 at Hofdi House, a place that faces the IT company Advania. The company that day flew a row of gay rainbow flags in front of their building, which were prominently visible to the public and the vice president.

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The Advania company flags had been replaced with the gay flags. Many people commented about the LGBT pride flags on social media.

Advania Director Ægir Már Þórisson told the Icelandic Monitor, “We just felt the need to celebrate diversity today and wanted to show that by flying the flags.”

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The Icelandic Monitor also reported that the Efling trade union, another building near where Pence was meeting with...
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