Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Trump's War on LGBTs Marches On

Trump administration invokes “religious freedom” in defense of African countries that criminalize homosexuality.

By Michael Stone

In yet another move advancing Christian bigotry and hatred, the Trump administration is signalling they will no longer punish or denounce African countries that punish LGBT citizens for their sexual orientation, punishment that often leads to imprisonment and/or death.

Speaking at the State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held in Washington, DC. earlier this week, Mick Mulvaney, a former Republican lawmaker and current Director of the Office of Management and Budget, announced that the Trump administration will no longer press countries to abolish their draconian anti-LGBT laws.

Mulvaney defended the practice of criminalizing homosexuality as an issue of “religious freedom,” claiming that such discrimination and abuse represented “Christian values.”

In his remarks Mulvaney attacked the Obama administration for using taxpayer dollars to promote women’s rights and LGBT rights in Africa.

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  1. Rump is doing his best to make us into the leading third world country on the planet.

  2. Stana -

    Did you see this?

    The war is on. And we're among the usual targets.


    1. I saw it and now they are making excuses for it!

  3. I think Mr. Trump better clean up his own yard before castigating others yards!!!