Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ignited the internet Thursday night with her quip on how she would respond to a person who thinks marriage is just between a man and a woman.
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“Well I’m going to assume it’s a guy who said that and I’m gonna say, ‘Then just marry one woman,'” Warren said with a shrug. “I’m cool with that.”
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She briefly paused before adding, “Assuming you can find one.”
The Massachusetts senator’s remarks were in response to a question from Morgan Cox, chair of the Human Rights Campaign Board of Directors, at a CNN LGBTQ Town Hall.
Cox asked Warren how she would respond to a supporter who told her, “Senator, I’m old fashioned and my faith teaches me that a marriage is between one man and one woman.”
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Democratic presidential hopeful Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren gestures as she speaks during a town hall devoted to LGBTQ issues hosted by CNN and the Human rights Campaign Foundation at The Novo in Los Angeles, Oct. 10, 2019.
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Warren’s answer was met with raucous laughter and applause.
The interaction quickly made its rounds on the internet, with one tweet of the video being shared nearly 40,000 times.