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Beloved Leader Approves Sessions’ Bigoted View – Supports “States Rights” Lie

March 5, 2017

An excellent critique of the damage that has been and continues to be perpetrated upon groups of people discriminated against in this country in the name of religion and states rights. Civil liberties and human rights should not be contingent upon which state one lives in – or country for that matter. – rjc

Lean Left

Day 105. 

I think it is time to discuss the Republican lie about “states rights”.  According to Republicans, especially conservatives, that whatever they want as law should be “up to the states to decide”.

This came up again yesterday when trump rolled-back the transgender rule for schools about which bathroom and shower they should be allowed to use.  The order said that children should be allowed to use the bathroom and shower based on their actual gender and not what is necessarily on the birth certificate.

Yesterday, after months of saying he supports LGBT rights, he rescinded this rule.  there is some confusion over the order in that of all people Betsy DeVos was originally against the order.  Sessions reportedly pressured her because he needed the Education Department to back it.  It was also reported that trump pressured her as well, and in the end she caved.

We knew this…

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