Bernie Sanders Says He'd Let Religious Groups Against Gay Marriage Stay Tax-Exempt

The Democratic presidential candidate says he respects people with different points of view.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont and 2016 U.S presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Photographer: Christopher Dilts/ Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday highlighted his record on LGBT rights but stopped short of endorsing the removal of tax-exempt status from religious organizations that refuse to recognize same-sex marriages, which were recently legalized nationwide by the Supreme Court.

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