- May 29, 2020
In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump took steps Thursday to give religious organizations easier access to federal programs, and he reaffirmed students’ rights to pray in public schools.
The House Appropriations Committee moved to protect the conscience rights and religious freedom of faith-based adoption agencies on Wednesday.
Oklahoma governor signs a bill that provides legal protections to faith-based agencies that won’t place children in LGBT homes because of religious or moral convictions or policies.
In front of a small crowd of cabinet members and religious leaders at the White House Rose Garden May 3, President Donald Trump announced, and then signed, an executive order giving faith-based groups a stronger voice in the federal government.
A Louisiana prison’s warden built several interdenominational chapels, including a hospice chapel funded by Catholic entities and an Alamo chapel, a replica of the original Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, used often by Catholic inmates.
The Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships is still missing a leader much to the surprise of Evangelical Christians and others. Trump made significant gestures to Christians in order to garner support for his campaign, so his neglect of this office is surprising, even though many Evangelicals feel he has made a place for them at his table.