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Trump’s Secretary of State Pick May Anger Social Conservatives

posted on December 13, 2016

Religion News Service’s David Gibson reports that President-elect Trump selected Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state on Tuesday. Gibson points out that the selection may anger social conservatives. He writes, “The reason is twofold: while Tillerson headed the Boy Scouts of America from 2010 to 2012 he helped convince the organization to admit gay youths, and ExxonMobil contributes to Planned Parenthood, which provides abortion services and has become a top target for Christian conservatives.”

Read at Religion News Service