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Why Won’t Mike Pence Eat With a Woman Other Than His Wife?

The revelation is now 15 years old.

Vice President Mike Pence told The Hill in 2002 that he will not eat alone with any woman but his wife. He also avoids events that serve alcohol if his wife is absent. Pence has cited his Christian faith as the basis behind his personal decisions.

On Wednesday, the tidbit was featured in a Washington Post profile of Karen Pence — and it actually caused some controversy.

Boing Boing journalist Xeni Jardin compared Pence’s decision not to dine alone with other women to the “repressive interpretations of Islam” and Sharia law.

Read More at the Independant Journal Review.