The Trump administration announced a proposed rule to allow faith-based adoption and foster care agencies to follow their deeply held religious beliefs and not place children with same-sex couples.
The questions focused on how candidates would handle issues affecting L.G.B.T. Americans should they be elected president.
How faith-based employers could be affected by a ruling in favor of L.G.B.T. employees remains to be seen. More than 20 states and Washington, D.C., have passed job protections for L.G.B.T. people.
The Supreme Court is about to commence on another highly contentious term, with many controversial items on its docket, from abortion to LGBT rights to immigration.