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Trump Retains LGBT State Department Official, Frustrating Christian Conservatives

posted on February 15, 2017

Religion News Service’s Lauren Markoe and David Gibson report, “The State Department announced Monday (Feb. 13) that it would retain Randy Berry, the special envoy for the human rights of LGBTI persons.” The announcement angered many religious conservatives who believed Trump would reinstate traditional family values to the government. Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council and an outspoken Trump supporter, said, “Keeping Berry only signals to the world that the extreme agenda of the Obama years is still deeply entrenched in the State Department.”

Read at Religion News Service