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Gaga Gets Political With Attacks on Pence

Political statements mark Lady’s Las Vegas run.

Adam Shay

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Continuing the trend a musicians making statements about political figures, Lady Gaga made comments on the current U.S. political leadership during a show in Las Vegas earlier this month. 

Gaga attacked Vice President Mike Pence and his Christian values, stating they are “the worst representation of what it means to be Christian.”

Her comments were a reference to Karen Pence, who will return to teaching art classes at Immanuel Christian School in Virginia, an institute which excludes LGBT students and parents. 

Gaga has been a strong advocate for the LGBT community, openly stating she is bisexual. She added that she is a Christian woman and in her view of the faith, “everybody is welcome. So you can take all that disgrace and you can look yourself in the mirror and you’ll find it right there.”

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Adam Shay is a graduate from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, During his four years at EIU, he wrote for the Daily Eastern News for two and a half years, covering multiple sports, news events, and writing feature stories. He was also on the rugby club team for two years, a member of the Society of Collegiate Journalists, and finished third in applying for his commencement speech. Currently, he runs a public relations system for a bar in Palatine, Illinois, and in his free time, he is always learning about music, sports history, and American history.

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