Executive Order … religious exemptions!!
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Order Could Impact Hundreds of Thousands of LGBT People, Including Tens of Thousands of LGBT Youth in Foster Care and Same-Sex Couples Seeking to Foster or Adopt
Los Angeles – A federal executive order carving out broad religious exemptions to existing laws and policies could provide sweeping protections for employers, service providers, and others that discriminate against LGBT people. News sources are reporting that the Trump Administration is considering signing such an executive order on Thursday, May 4, 2017. The Williams Institute, an academic research center that studies sexual orientation and gender identity law and policy, is providing this media advisory to assist in reporting on this story. Williams Institute scholars are available for comment.
A version of a religious exemption executive order circulated on February 1, 2017 would have prohibited the federal government from withholding grants, contracts, or federal benefits from entities that discriminate against LGBT employees or beneficiaries…
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