By: Chris Pandolfo
At Wednesday night’s U.S. Senate debate at Brigham Young University, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah (A, 100%) was asked about the extremely difficult and polarizing topic of religious liberties versus LGBT rights.
In the debate, against Democratic challenger Misty Snow (the first transgender nominee for a major party to run for U.S. Senate), Lee’s answer demonstrated why he has a perfect 100% Liberty Score®.
“What is the proper balance between religious liberties and the rights of lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender citizens? Are we near the balance now, and if not, what would you advocate?” Sen. Lee was asked.
The junior Senator of the Beehive State knocked it out of the park (19:28 of video):
Thank you very much for your question. This is an important issue. It is important to understand there are two different types of discrimination we see in our society. One type of discrimination, private, is when two individuals interact. Another type, public, is when government itself discriminates against its own disfavored citizens based on some characteristic disfavored by those in power…