President for less than a month, Donald Trump has come through for the overwhelming numbers of religious conservatives who helped put him in office â but not so much on LGBT issues.
Conservative Christians in particular cheered his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and Trumpâs promised âfixâ for the Johnson Amendment, which restricts pastorsâ ability to politick in the pulpit.
But for the second time since his inauguration, Trump has decided to preserve an Obama-era initiative to protect sexual minorities.
The State Department announced Monday (Feb. 13) that it would retain Randy Berry, the special envoy for the human rights of LGBTI persons. In 2014, the Obama administration created Berryâs position to support efforts abroad to protect gay people from violence and death. ...