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Where Trump’s Hands-Off Approach to Governing Does Not Apply

posted on September 11, 2017

The New York Times’s Ben Protess, Danielle Ivory, and Steve Eder report that the Trump administration has shown an increasing focus on promoting social conservatism. They write, “It scrubbed references to ‘L.G.B.T.Q. youth’ from the description of a federal program for victims of sex trafficking. And, on the advice of religious leaders, it eliminated funding to international groups that provide abortion.” Protess, Ivory, and Eder add, “The turnabout stems in part from lobbying by evangelical Christians and other conservative groups.”

Read at The New York Times