In October, Trump joked that Pence "wants to hang" all gay people, according to a New Yorker report.

Vice President Mike Pence got a chilly reception in ski country this week when a multicolored flag stating "Make America Gay Again" was draped at the end of the driveway of the home he is staying near in Aspen.

Just how anti-LGBT is Mike Pence?

The VP and Second Lady were greeted this week by a rainbow-hued banner hanging from pillars on the driveway of the Aspen home they rented.

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Reactions to the rainbow flag near his vacation home have been mixed on Twitter.

While governor of Indiana, Pence signed legislation that critics said encouraged discrimination against gay people, has previously opposed repealing the USA military's former "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and once likened marriage equality to "societal collapse" - positions that have placed him at odds with the LGBTQ community. The bill caused national outrage and IN lawmakers were eventually pressured into including some anti-discrimination provisions amid threats of companies boycotting the state.

A paragraph on Pence's campaign website when he ran for Congress in 2000 fueled speculations that he is an advocate of conversion therapy, a practice of trying to change someone's sexual orientation that is banned in several states and discredited by medical organizations.

Pence's spokesman, Mark Lotter, told The New York Times past year that the vice president does not support conversion therapy, and that his campaign statement was misinterpreted.

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In Congress, where he was a member from 2001 to 2013 before becoming IN governor, Pence described traditional marriage as the institution "that forms the backbone of our society".

Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo said when a man who lives in the home hung the banner, the Secret Service didn't stop him.

While serving as a congressman, Pence described traditional marriage as the institution "that forms the backbone of our society" and once expressed fear that marriage equality legislation would lead to "societal collapse".

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