Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She is a graduate of New York University, where she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, the Washington Square News. She can be reached at catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's (R) 2000 congressional campaign website shows an apparent anti-gay bias that presaged his signing of an a "religious freedom" bill, which critics say protects business owners who religiously object to serving same-sex couples.

Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski surfaced an archived version of the campaign website on Tuesday amid continued fallout from Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

As TPM previously reported, Pence has a long history of fighting against gay rights. But the the governor's old website for his campaign for Congress shows a platform that took a much more hard-line stance against the LGBT rights movement than Pence seems to advocate today.

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