A transgender flag and a personal attack: Illinois Democratic Rep. Marie Newman and Georgia Republican Rep. MarjorieTaylor Greene feud over LGBTQ rights

Rep. Marie Newman’s push for LGBTQ rights in the name of her transgender daughter has sparked a political feud with controversial Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia congresswoman who has espoused baseless conspiracy theories. The controversy featured dueling displays in the hallway of a congressional office building, a personal attack from Taylor Greene against the Illinois Democrat’s daughter and an apology from Facebook after it mistakenly labeled a video posted by Newman as “hate speech.” All of it came in advance of the House’s vote Thursday to pass the Equality Act, which would …

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