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Donald Trump ‘planning new executive order on religious freedom’


Donald Trump ‘planning new executive order on religious freedom’

Donald Trump is expected to sign a revised version of a controversial executive order on religious freedoms that could enshrine specific conservative Christian beliefs in US executive policy, it has been claimed.

In February the leaked draft of an executive order appeared to show the White House was considering an official declaration that premarital sex was morally wrong, marriage should be between a man and a woman and that life begins at conception.

It would have protected the tax-exempt status of organisations that acted on those beliefs, for example, by denying a service, even if they were working for the US government.

The order reportedly went unsigned after the President's daughter, Ivanka, and her husband, Jared Kushner, intervened. It was seen as opening the way for religious discrimination against the LGBT community and prospective foster parents.

According to Politico, a new version is being finalised ahead...

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