Taylor Swift thanks Cory Booker for signing Equality Act petition
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Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump grapples with Turkey controversy Taylor Swift 'obsessed' with politics, says she's cautious about celebrity support backfiring for Democrats Police: New Jersey man accused of Taylor Swift break-in arrested after doing doughnuts on Trump golf course MORE celebrated Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerGabbard hits back at 'queen of warmongers' Clinton The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden camp faces new challenges Former public school teacher: Strikes 'wake-up call' for Democratic Party 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 SandersSanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers Biden seeks to fundraise off fact he's running out of money MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris campaign releases web video highlighting opposition to death penalty Sanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally Biden seeks to fundraise off fact he's running out of money MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandSanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally Overnight Defense — Presented by Boeing — House passes resolution rebuking Trump over Syria | Sparks fly at White House meeting on Syria | Dems say Trump called Pelosi a 'third-rate politician' | Trump, Graham trade jabs Senate confirms Trump's Air Force secretary pick 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 AlexanderGOP braces for impeachment brawl McConnell tightlipped as impeachment furor grows GOP senator: 'Inappropriate' to discuss opponents, but impeachment a 'mistake' 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.