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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Transgender Health Care Protections

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A new proposal from the Trump administration would roll back Obama-era health care protections for transgender people by scraping gender identity from the discrimination definition, reports NBC News. The proposed regulation, announced Friday by The Health and Human Services Department, rescinds ObamaCare’s definition of “sex discrimination” to remove protections for people’s “gender identity.” The rule can be finalized after a 60-day public comment period. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “When Congress prohibited sex discrimination, it did so according to the plain meaning of the term,...
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Florida GOP Lawmaker: God Told Me To Remove Rape Exceptions From My Anti-Abortion Bill

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Speaking at a meeting of Women for Responsible Legislation at Pensacola City Hall on Thursday, Florida Rep. Mike Hill announced that God had instructed him to sponsor a bill next year to ban nearly all abortions, similar to a controversial bill passed in Alabama earlier this month, reports the Pensacola News Journal. Hill sponsored a failed bill in the Florida Legislature earlier this year that would have banned abortions if a fetal heartbeat was detected. That bill included exceptions for rape, incest, domestic violence, human trafficking...
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New Trump Ad: Honor ‘Patriots’ Who ‘Gave The Ultimate Sacrifice’ By Buying My Campaign Merch

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A new Facebook ad paid for by the Trump Make America Great Again Committee is encouraging Americans to honor “American Patriots” who “made the ultimate sacrifice” this Memorial Day by purchasing “patriot gear” from the Official Trump Store. “Memorial Day is a very special day for our Nation,” the ad begins. “It is a time when we remember the brave men and women who selflessly served our country, and a time to pay our respects to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. In honor of...
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Trump Unveils ‘LGBTQ For Trump’ Pride T-Shirts As He Prepares To Kill LGBTQ Protections

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Trump-Pence reelection campaign on Wednesday unveiled its official “Trump Pride Tee,” a T-Shirt with rainbow stripes and the slogan “LGBTQ FOR TRUMP.” “Show your pride and your support for Trump with this exclusive equality tee,” declares the campaign website, hawking the shirt for $24. The pride shirt announcement came on the same day the Trump administration announced policies that would bar transgender people from homeless shelters. And senior Trump administration officials told Axios on Friday that Trump is expected to announce a new policy...
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New Trump Policy Would Make It Easier For Adoption Agencies To Reject Same-Sex Couples: Report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Trump administration is expected to announce a new policy in early July making it easier for adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples, senior administration officials told Axios on Friday. Axios reports that the administration is considering rescinding a rule implemented by Former President Obama that banned adoption and foster-care agencies from receiving federal funding if they refused to work with same-sex couples. Religious organizations have complained that the Obama-era rule has forced them to contradict their beliefs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Administration officials...
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Kellyanne Conway Accuses Pelosi Of Treating Her Like ‘Her Maid’ Or ‘Makeup Artist’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway escalated a feud with Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday, accusing the House Speaker of treating her like “her maid” a day after President Trump threw a “temper tantrum” and stormed out of a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders. After Trump’s abrupt departure from the meeting on Wednesday, Pelosi told the room that former Presidents Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt worked with their opponents on infrastructure, but she was not surprised Trump did not follow their example. “When she was finished I...
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New Trump Proposal Would Strip Protections For Transgender People At Homeless Shelters, Advocates Warn

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Transgender rights advocates are warning that a new Trump administration proposal would gut protections for homeless transgender people, reports The Washington Post. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed rule would allow single-gender taxpayer-funded shelters “to consider a range of factors” such as religious beliefs for the purpose of “determining sex for admission to any facility.” The proposal, which would weaken Obama-era protections for homeless transgender people, does not create a required basis for making such determination. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Civil...
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GOP Lawmaker-Turned-Preacher Asks Buttigieg To Denounce Gays Using Gerbils, Carrots In Bed

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A former member of the Indiana House of Representatives is the latest evangelist to attack 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s sexual orientation. Don Boys, a fundamentalist Baptist preacher from West Virginia, published a vile, lie-filled blog post last Wednesday claiming that Buttigieg first presidential term would be cut short because the lifespan of all homosexuals is “about 20 years less than for normal people.” Boys did not cite a study to back his wild claim. In a blog post entitled “Pete, Since You Brought it...
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