New Executive Order Aims to Protect Religious Liberty from Government Overreach

Religion News Service’s Adelle M. Banks reports, “President Trump plans to unveil a new initiative that aims to give faith groups a stronger voice within the federal government and serve as a watchdog for government overreach on religious liberty issues.” The president planned to sign the executive order on May 3, the National Day of Prayer, in a Rose Garden ceremony surrounded by religious leaders. The Trump administration follows the Obama and Bush administrations in creating faith-based initiatives within government.

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