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Jeff Sessions Religious Liberty Task Force Declares Holy War on LGBT People

Sadly it is no exaggeration, no hyperbole, to say that Attorney General LGBT people, LGBT equality, and LGBT rights on Monday. He declared war on anything that could be perceived to trespass on the "religious freedom" or "religious liberty" of Christianswhich is loosely defined enough to be construed as trespassing on pretty much anything he and his allies choose it to mean. Sessions said this was because there was a dangerous movement to erode the Christian right to worship. There isnt, of course; its an invented bogeyman for a ravenously-pursued…

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LGBT Alarm as President Trump Signs Religious Liberty Executive Order

In a Thursday morning Rose Garden ceremony marking the National Day of Prayer, President Trump signed an executive order creating a new faith initiative that will be tasked with working on Religion News Servicewill help ensure that faith-based organizations have equal access to government funding and equal right to exercise their deeply-held beliefs, Trump said. But if those last three wordsdeeply-held beliefssound familiar, its because they are often used to justify anti-religious freedom. Indeed, LGBT advocates say that the executive order is yet another federal action that could potentially encourage…

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