Taylor Swift thanks Cory Booker for signing Equality Act petition
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Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftTaylor Swift donates thousands to help fan pay college tuition: 'Get your learn on, girl!' Taylor Swift defends staying out of the 2016 election: 'I just knew I wasn't going to help' Poll: Michelle Obama most admired woman in the world MORE celebrated Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThe Hill's Campaign Report: Battle for Senate begins to take shape Steve King to Gillibrand: Odds of me resigning same as yours of winning presidential nomination We need a climate plan for agriculture MORE's (D-N.J.) support for the Equality Act on Tuesday, urging her fans to "Be like Cory" and back the bill.

The pop star wrote on her Instagram story that Booker had signed her Change.org position declaring support for the bill, which passed the House in May and would enshrine protections for LGBTQ Americans in federal law.

"Senator Booker signed the petition for the Equality Act!!! Be like Cory," Swift urged her fans in a caption on the story, which featured a picture of Booker's statement announcing his signature of the petition.

Booker is one of several 2020 Democratic candidates who has announced support for the act, including Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersVolatile presidential polls spark new round of anxieties GOP memo deflects some gun questions to 'violence from the left' British Bookmaker: Warren has replaced Biden as Democratic primary favorite MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisAre Democrats turning Trump-like? Volatile presidential polls spark new round of anxieties Conservative commentator rips Shapiro over criticism of people with multiple jobs MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandSteve King to Gillibrand: Odds of me resigning same as yours of winning presidential nomination The Hill's Morning Report — Recession fears climb and markets dive — now what? King incites furor with abortion, rape and incest remarks MORE (D-N.Y.).


Swift, who has remained famously aloof from politics, jumped into the fight over the bill's passage earlier this month with an open letter to her home-state senator, Sen. Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderThe Hill's Morning Report - How will Trump be received in Dayton and El Paso? McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation Criminal justice reform should extend to student financial aid MORE (R-Tenn.), urging him to support the legislation.

“I personally reject the President’s stance that his administration, ‘supports equal treatment of all,’ but that the Equality Act, ‘in its current form is filled with poison pills that threaten to undermine parental and conscience rights,’ ” Swift wrote in the letter.

“No. One cannot take the position that one supports a community, while condemning it in the next breath as going against ‘conscience’ or ‘parental rights,’ ” she said at the time.