President Donald Trump made promises to people of faith that he would do everything in his power to protect and defend those religious liberties. At the National Prayer Breakfast he stated, “My administration will do everything in its power to defend and protect religious liberty in our land.”
Now House Republicans are calling on the president of the free world to ensure that he keeps those promises.
When he campaigned for the White House he stated that the “first priority of my administration will be to preserve and protect our religiously liberty.”
“The First Amendment guarantees our right to practice our faith as we see fit…all the time, always, wherever,” he went on to say.
“We look forward to coordinating with your administration on these efforts so that critical religious liberty and conscience protections may finally be restored to millions of Americans who have been harmed and left unprotected for far too many years,” the letter states.
The executive order would ensure that Americans are not coerced to buy abortion coverage under Obamacare exchange plans – not to mention other and other health coverage that violates a person’s faith and conscience.
A handful of Republican senators also crafted a letter to the president on April 3 – warning that religious groups on college campuses are being “banned, threatened or forced to change their bylaws.”
“The free exercise of religion rings hollow if individuals do not have the ability to live out their faith without fear of repercussion from the government,” the senators wrote.
“The federal government has pushed organizations like….