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Saturday, May 06, 2017

ACLU Won’t Be Suing Trump Over His ‘Religious Liberty’ Order After All

The organization changed its mind after seeing that the directive was basically toothless

NEW YORK ― The American Civil Liberties Union won’t be seeing the president in court after all.
After vowing early on Thursday that they’d be suing President Donald Trump over an executive order on religious liberty that he was expected to sign later in the day, the civil liberties group hours later called off the plans and said it would stand down.
“After careful review of the order’s text we have determined that the order does not meaningfully alter the ability of religious institutions or individuals to intervene in the political process,” said a statement by Anthony Romero, the ACLU’s executive director. “The order portends but does not yet do harm to the provision of reproductive health services.”
Romero said the order was, in essence, just a way to pander to religious conservatives. He didn’t rule out legal action in the event one of the agencies listed in the order, such as the Department of Health and Human Services, takes official action that harms individuals.
“What President Trump did today was merely provide a faux sop to religious conservatives and kick the can down the road on religious exemptions on reproductive health care services,” Romero said.

TRUMP WAS AND IS A DECEPTION - WAKE UP and remember anyone who supported him or encouraged others to support him is/was either an idiot or a deceiver! 

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