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ANALYSIS: Why Trump’s remarks about times ‘changing back’ are troubling
Candidate Donald Trump got to the highest office in the land with a line that inspired millions of Americans: Make America Great Again. Those four words, Trump once said, came to him as he pondered our nation’s problems. He trademarked it. He put it on hats. He ran on it. And among his supporters,
Trump touts First Amendment rights for religious groups
President Donald Trump fervently advocated for religious liberty in a speech before a group of conservative Christian voters Friday, citing the protection of religious freedom guaranteed by the First Amendment, even as his critics pointed to that same amendment earlier in the week as he suggested
Trump speaks at conservative Values Voter Summit
"We're going to have great health care in our country," Trump said at the summit, organized by the Family Research Council.
Trump administration rolling back mandate to cover birth control
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released two new rules today allowing employers to claim exemptions to covering contraception under the Affordable Care Act . The rules go into effect today. The first new rule allows any employer to opt against providing birth control coverage based
ANALYSIS: No one saw Trump's transgender military ban coming
It's hard to overstate the enormity of President Donald Trump 's decision today to ban transgender people from military service. Not only does it deal a lasting blow to President Barack Obama's legacy of reversing discrimination within the Armed Forces, but it raises so many questions about how and
Politicians, LGBTQ activists weigh in on Trump's transgender military ban
President Donald Trump’s tweets this morning, announcing his decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military, has elicited a wide range of reactions. At least 40 senators and members of Congress have already released statements either condemning or supporting the policy. Here are
Alabama legislation stops short of banning sexual orientation conversion therapy
A newly passed Alabama state law lauded as protection for teenagers at faith-based youth programs was stripped of language that would have restricted sexual orientation conversion therapy following pressure from a conservative policy group with close ties to the bill’s sponsor. The Alabama Child
Democratic lawmakers introduce bill to ban conversion therapy nationwide
This week, Democratic lawmakers introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 , which will ban treatments nationwide that target the LGBTQ community and claim to be able to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity. The treatment, which is often referred to as
A Boy Named Lucas part 5: Taking the stand
In the final part of our five-part series, ABC News' Brian Ross talks to Lucas Greenfield, a gay teen, who details taking the stand to put the pastors who abused him behind bars.
A Boy Named Lucas part 3: Her own personal superhero
In part three of our five-part series, ABC News' Brian Ross talks to actor Jeremy Jordan, who used his celebrity to raise money to pay for lawyers to help remove his cousin from a program for troubled youth.