While being filmed for a documentary, the president stumbled through his chosen passage, taking his frustration out on everyone around him, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig write in A Very Stable Genius.
“Happy Religious Freedom Day,” his staff told reporters.
Nick Fish.@dominicholden with the 🔥🔥🔥: "'Religious freedom' has become a tool of choice for the Trump admin to enact new policies that allow discrimination in the name of constitutionally protected beliefs and cut loopholes in federal civil rights policies."
“President Trump isn’t trying to protect religious freedom; he’s pandering to religious extremists who want to inject a narrow set of religious beliefs into our public schools and taxpayer-funded services,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of...
The president is expected to remind public schools that students have constitutional rights to prayer — and that they could risk losing federal funds unless those rights are protected.
Nick Fish"Trump will announce that the Dept. of Ed. will be sending a letter TO [...] officials in all 50 states reminding them that students and **teachers** can't be discriminated against for practicing their First Amendment religious rights."
Washington, D.C.—The national civil rights organization American Atheists warned the Supreme Court against a dangerous and unconstitutional expansion of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to include monetary damages in an amicus brief...
Religious Discrimination in Adoption and Foster Care
Nick Fish@GovBillLee These bills are an emerging threat to equality across the country that we're tracking as part of our State of the #SecularStates report. And they're an end-goal for Project Blitz. Get the facts here
Discussion on the bill protecting religious adoption agencies from discriminating against same-sex couples, prompted a robust debate, with some Republicans opposing it.
Nick FishThe VERY FIRST BILL passed by the Tennessee legislature this year allows religious adoption and foster care providers to turn away same sex couples or anyone they disapprove of. Disgraceful. @GovBillLee should veto this discriminatory bill.
Lawmakers failed to muster support as hundreds of parents staged high-decibel protests outside Statehouse.
Nick Fish🚨🚨 NJ VACCINE EXEMPTION BILL FAILS 🚨🚨
New Jersey's bill that would have closed religious loopholes to public school vaccination requirements has failed. The bill now needs to go back through the whole legislative processes.