Trump touts his defense of the First Amendment

"We will not allow government workers to censor sermons or target our pastors, our ministers, our rabbis," President Donald Trump said today. "These are the people we want to hear from."
2:32 | 10/13/17

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Benjamin Franklin reminded his colleagues at the constitutional convention to begin by vowing heads in program. Religious liberty is enshrined. In the very First Amendment of the bill of rights. And we all pledge. Allegiance. Two very very beautifully. One nation under god. Mrs. America's heritage. A country. That never forget it's. That we are all. Walls. Everyone's. Made. By the same god in them but I pledged that and it dropped administration. Our nation's. Religious marriage would be cherished. Protected and defended. Like you have never seen before. That's what's happening. To protect religious liberty including protecting groups like this one. I citing new executive action. In a beautiful ceremony at the White House ordered our national. Day of which game we made official. Among many historic steps. The executive order followed through on one of my most important campaign promises. To so many of you. To prevent. He horrendous. Johnson amendment from interfering. With your first amendment rights. We will not allow government workers. To sensors sermons. Ministers. Are minister. News. From a rap bones. These are the people who want to hear from. And they're not going to be silenced any longer. Just last away based on this executive action. The Department of Justice issued a new guidance to all federal agencies to ensure that no religious group is ever targeted. Undermine it ministry should.

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