Trump has allowed religious groups to support politicians
Moscow. May 4. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump on Thursday signed a decree aimed at “the expansion of religious freedom and freedom of speech” in the United States, reports USA Today.
“Today I signed a decree that will protect religious freedom and freedom of speech in America,” said trump before signing the Executive order on the White house lawn.
Today, our administration is an example of making historic steps to protect religious freedom in the United States, we will never support religious discrimination.Donald Trump
The decree signed by trump, will cancel the effect of the so-called “the Johnson amendment” passed by US President Lyndon Johnson in 1954, and prohibiting churches and religious groups to directly support political candidates.
The group of American human rights activists and the LGBT community have condemned the decree, saying it will result in greater discrimination against sexual minorities.