Trump releases ‘religious freedom’ plans to remind evangelicals why they support a profane adulterer

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Donald Trump is moving to solidify his already pretty darn solid support from evangelical Christians with a little good old-fashioned pandering. Yes, it’s “religious freedom” time again at the White House, where “religious freedom” applies overwhelmingly to those poor oppressed Christians. The Trump administration is issuing a guidance requiring—as a condition of federal funding—public schools to affirm, every year, that their policies don’t prevent prayer. State departments of education would then be required to report to the federal government on both what local schools said about their policies and on any complaints that a school had prevented someone from constitutionally protected prayer.

The Education Department will then presumably throw out any complaints by Muslims kept from praying while launching major, highly publicized investigations of any complaints by Christians.

In addition to this new guidance for public elementary and secondary schools, a separate proposed rule would put “religious student groups on equal footing with secular student groups at public institutions of higher education.” Other proposals would apply to nine other federal agencies, including the departments of Agriculture, Justice, Labor, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, Education, and Housing and Urban Development.

”President Trump is committed to making sure that people of faith, particularly children, are not subjected to illegal punishment or pressure for exercising their constitutionally protected rights,” Joe Grogan, head of Trump’s Domestic Policy Council, told reporters. Which would be a nice pledge if the Trump administration hadn’t demonstrated again and again that it only thinks freedom applies to white Christians.

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Rutokin
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Rutokin

There’s the pot calling the kettle black

DHG
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The corruption of the political and false religious systems are being fillet and laid bare for all to see, this happening has been foretold for millennia and is necessary prior to the start of the Great Tribulation. The political system will be destroying all false religions in the very near future ushering in the Great Tribulation, culminating in the destruction of all political and commercial systems with the Kingdom of God being installed on this planet to time indefinite. I look forward to this day,

fishouttaH2o
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fishouttaH2o

As usual, he didn’t do anything. Students haven’t been prevented from praying in schools. They have prayer groups all of the time. I tell people I support prayers in school. After the Christian prayers the Jewish kids can pray, then the Muslims, then the Wiccans, then the Hindus, and I guess the children of non-believers can just sit quietly texting each other while all of this is going on, then, if there’s anytime left in the school day they can learn reading & math. Then they unfriend me.

J.M
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LOL! Right!

chris whitley
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chris whitley

He’s so full of shit his eyes are brown!

J.M
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From one sick cult to another.

Stephanie
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Stephanie

Have y’all seen this? An ad made by the Lincoln Project, one of whose creators/members is George Conway… along with some of my other favorite GOP or ex-GOP never-Trumpers like Rick Wilson and Steve Schmidt…
https://lincolnproject.us/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoglNFN5-Js