On April 19, , during the ceremony of Miss USA in Las Vegas , Nevada , the five finalists were all asked about political issues such as how to fight domestic violence, whether to use taxpayer money to bail out corporations, whether to give immigrants access to health care, and whether or the United States should donate money to the government of Afghanistan to fund its elections. Kenya Moore , Miss USA , has stated that the questions were "far too political and it's divisive as well". At the time of the pageant same-sex marriage was legal in two US states. In California the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the In re Marriage Cases ruling; voters subsequently passed Proposition 8 which made it illegal. The topic was a focus of controversy in American politics at the time of the pageant. Hilton asked:.
Donald Trump, the head of the Miss California pageant, has taken the title from Carrie Prejean, who created controversy by speaking against same-sex marriage. Donald Trump declared that Carrie Prejean could keep her title, despite apparent violations of her contract with the Miss Universe Organization. The fate of the Miss USA runner-up who spoke against same-sex marriage is to be announced at 11 a. Are beauty pageant contestants stuffing their bras with poultry? The latest twist in the odd saga of Miss California Carrie Prejean. Refine results via Date Range.
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KUSI Newsroom. Her outspoken unabashed support for President Trump is born from her appreciation for his policies to protect the unborn, and foster true empowerment for all women. KUSI Newsroom ,. Posted: May 11, Updated: PM.
Donald Trump poses with Carrie Prejean in May. Prejean, 22, retained her title last month despite a controversy over topless photos, missed appearances and her statements against same-sex marriage. Prejean's unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA organization," he said.