Leaked Trump EO “radically twists freedom of and from religion” into “charter for widespread and divisive discrimination”

Washington, DC, February 1, 2017—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is releasing the following statement regarding a leaked draft Executive Order from the Trump Administration that, if accurate, would promote widespread discrimination. The draft order, which uses religion as an excuse to discriminate, is the subject of a story in The Nation. “This rumored executive…

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Statement on rumors of a Trump anti-LGBTQ executive order

Washington, DC, January 31, 2017—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is making the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s rumored anti-LGBTQ executive order that has attracted dueling White House leaks and media speculation. “Donald Trump is no friend to the LGBTQ community — regardless of what he or the White House leakers may be…

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Trump’s anti-Muslim executive order is “religious hatred and thinly veiled racism by fiat”

Washington, DC, January 29, 2017—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is releasing the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s latest Executive Order. “Trump’s latest Executive Order is religious hatred and thinly veiled racism by fiat. In the targeting of specific countries, he is telegraphing his despicable anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant and anti-people of color…

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Sessions A Huge Threat to Civil Rights, Freedom, and Equality

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) advocates urge the United States Senate to vote against confirming Republican Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General  WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2017—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is joining LGBTQ advocates across the country in calling on the United States (U.S.) Senate to vote against the nomination of Republican…

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