Trump opposes federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill, citing 'poison pills'

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Trump opposes federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill, citing 'poison pills'
Democrats reintroduced the Equality Act in March, championing the bill as a necessary step to creating a national standard for LGBTQ nondiscrimination.
By Tim Fitzsimons

"Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of the national LGBTQ advocacy group GLAAD, said Trump's opposition to the Equality Act "further cements his administration’s legacy of being the most anti-LGBTQ government in recent memory."
"In addition to Trump’s campaign promise to support the LGBTQ community, the "flip-flop" Ellis refers to is Trump’s on-record support for a very similar measure in 2000. That year, in an interview with LGBTQ magazine The Advocate, Trump said he liked "the idea of amending the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include a ban of discrimination based on sexual orientation."
"It would be simple. It would be straightforward," he said at the time. "Amending the Civil Rights Act would grant the same protection to gay people that we give to other Americans — it’s only fair."









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Yes of course it would be fair yet to want to purposefully continue to discriminate against the LGBT Community is not only despicable but it is utterly outrageous. Why set apart those productive American citizens and apply bigotry instead of inclusion and dignity? Trump says one thing and then does another. That is why he cannot be believed as so many have said. Senator Baldwin is right in that this signals that a strong effort must be made to take back the White House in 2020 before more of this type of travesty happens by this present administration. Be sure to look at the video from the Republican National Convention.
 
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If you are a biological boy, you're going to be referred to as "he, him, his."

And you shouldn't be competing in the girls sports.
In canada that is now deemed child abuse and justification to have child family services take the kids.

But, when the female champion in cycling, weightlifting and deadlifting each have a dick.... Who knows anymore.
 
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In canada that is now deemed child abuse and justification to have child family services take the kids.

But, when the female champion in cycling, weightlifting and deadlifting each have a dick.... Who knows anymore.
If we'd had Hillary get elected, she would have ensured people using the wrong pronouns go to hate speech tribunals like Justin has helped put in place for you guys in Canada.

We're still fighting the LGBTQ agenda who's putting those 2 boys up against the high school girls in Connecticut. And others just like it
 

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What are these "poison pills?" The main story from the OP doesn't make them explicit, but it does say what they are:

“The Trump administration absolutely opposes discrimination of any kind and supports the equal treatment of all," the official stated. "However, this bill in its current form is filled with poison pills that threaten to undermine parental and conscience rights.”
Would be interesting to hear what that means. And then there's this;
However, since the legalization of same-sex marriage and the end of "don’t ask, don’t tell," many Republicans now publicly oppose the Equality Act not because it bans discrimination based on sexual orientation, but because of its provisions banning discrimination based on gender identity.
 

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If we'd had Hillary get elected, she would have ensured people using the wrong pronouns go to hate speech tribunals like Justin has helped put in place for you guys in Canada.

We're still fighting the LGBTQ agenda who's putting those 2 boys up against the high school girls in Connecticut. And others just like it

Just like your earlier generations fought the blacks.
 
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