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Trump supporter pepper sprays voter at Florida polling location

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A fight broke out at a polling place in Jupiter, Florida, WPBF reports. What started as an argument between a voter and a campaign volunteer outside the Jupiter Community Center quickly escalated on Tuesday afternoon.

“Campaign people were approaching people walking into the building, I don’t know if he got too close to her or not,” voter Dave Matthews told the outlet.

Donna Tatlici was handing Trump campaign material when Tom Garrecht, a Clinton supporter approached her.

According to Garrecht’s account, he was leaving the polls when he heard “[Tatlici] talking to somebody else and says, ‘That’s a little man. Yeah. That’s a little man,’ and a derogatory term that I won’t repeat on TV.”

Garrecht reportedly then charged at Tatlici who sprayed him with mace. She said, “He then threw me down and started punching me.”

Tatlici also shared that, before the altercation escalated, Garrecht approached her and shouted, “I don’t need anyone to tell me who to vote for.” She said she told him that she was just there to provide information, according to the Palm Beach Post.

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There have been various similar issues at polling places across the country on Tuesday, as tension has built up over the last year among voters across the country — from the Trump supporters, to the Clinton followers, to anyone in between.

Garrecht said, “They said they’re probably going to charge me with assault, which is absurd, since she sprayed me first.”

According to Florida law, no person or organization can engage in “Electioneering” — oral, written, or printed pushes to persuade voters to support a particular candidate — within 100 feet of a polling place.

Tatlici had reportedly been volunteering at the Jupiter Community Center during early voting, and providing information to Trump supporters on down-ballot races. She was reportedly outside of the 100-foot boundary.

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New York Times admits they ‘downplayed’ the rape allegation against Trump

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On Monday, The New York Times issued a mea culpa for the nature of their coverage of the allegation by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll that President Donald Trump raped her in a department store in the 1990s.

"After an article last week reported the advice columnist E. Jean Carroll's rape allegations against President Trump, some readers accused The Times of downplaying the story," wrote staff editor Laura Takenaga. "Many have written to ask us why we didn't give the allegations more attention on our website and in print ... Some questioned whether the lack of prominence showed too much deference to the president's denials, or whether it even suggested misogyny or an unwillingness to believe a victim's account."

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LGBTQ pride ‘forces’ people to accept ‘a perverted and non-biblical view of sexuality’: West Virginia Republican

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West Virginia state Sen. Mike Azinger penned an angry op-ed for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel, scorning the idea of LGBTQ acceptance and warning that it is a massive plot to indoctrinate people against Christian values.

"Tolerance, in the face of the violation of the commandments of God, is no virtue at all," said Azinger, a manager of a contracting firm with a master's degree in pastoral theology. He ripped into the local newspaper for covering an LGBTQ pride event the previous Saturday, thundering that, "Sexual deviancy is going mainstream."

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Christian university president quits after massive backlash over inviting Mike Pence

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Vice President Mike Pence's role in toxic administrations caused such a backlash that a Christian university is now searching for a new president.

"Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after hosting Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker," Religious News Service reported Monday.

Students and alumni had protested the invitation.

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