Several outlets are reporting that
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will speak at an event
alongside numerous anti-LGBT activists.
The Christian Broadcasting Network and
Bloomberg News reported that Trump will speak at an event sponsored
by the American Renewal Project.
The two-day event, to be held in
Orlando on the second month anniversary of the mass shooting in an
Orlando gay nightclub, is part of the conservative group's
“Rediscovering God” campaign, Right
Wing Watch reported.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is also
scheduled to speak at the event.
In addition to Trump and Rubio,
speakers at the conference include Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel,
David Lane of the American Renewal Project, self-described historian
David Barton, Pastor Ken Graves and Religious Right activist Bill
Federer, all of whom strongly oppose LGBT rights.
Staver and his group are best known for
representing Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in her legal attempt to block
her office from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples after the
Supreme Court's 2015 ruling that ushered in nationwide marriage