She says she has been shocked by the “cruelty” and “ugly mail” her son has received since he announced his candidacy.
“Mike Pence and the administration he represents persecute our most vulnerable people; raise up the rich, the corrupt, and the powerful; and denigrate learning.”
“We couldn’t believe that we had been on a team together for three years and not realized we were meant to be. I knew that night that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with this amazing boy.”
Students cited the Vice President’s opposition to LGBTQ rights as one of the main reasons for the protest.