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Trump’s One-Two Punch Hits Birth Control, LGBT Rights

posted on October 9, 2017

The Associated Press’s David Crary and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar report, “In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump’s administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people and others.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that the religious liberty directive will allow people to concurrently adhere to their faith and the law. Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, said, “President Trump is demonstrating his commitment to undoing the anti-faith policies of the previous administration and restoring true religious freedom.”

Read at The Associated Press