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Texas 2020 Elections

Beto O'Rourke says religious institutions should lose tax-exempt status if they oppose gay marriage

The Democratic presidential candidate gave an unequivocal answer Thursday night during a CNN town hall on LGBTQ rights, drawing intense criticism from Republicans and religious groups.

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke  speaks with Garrett Haake, a Washington correspondent for MSNBC, during the Texas Tribune Festival in downtown Austin. O'Rourke has latched onto gun control as a major campaign issue following last month's tragic Walmart shooting in El Paso.

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