This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump

This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump

This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump Conservative James Lankford said Democrats should back his bills because they’ll keep the president’s agency heads in check. A Republican senator is trying to pitch progressive Democrats on a package of bills that he says will limit President Donald Trump’s powers. No, it’s not a joke. Conservative Sen. James Lankford, who was elected two years ago, wants progressives to give his bills a chance, arguing they aren’t on the “far-right edge” but are admittedly not far…

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ACLU Expecting More Religious Freedom Bills in 2017 than Ever

ACLU Expecting More Religious Freedom Bills in 2017 than Ever

    ACLU Expecting More Religious Freedom Bills in 2017 than Ever Expecting* : (CNN) More than 200 bills were introduced nationally in 2016 that the ACLU characterizes as discriminating against gay people in the name of religious freedom. “We expect the volume to continue to rise in 2017, both because we have more conservative state governments than in the past, and also since our side defeated an overwhelming majority of bills in 2016,” ACLU Advocacy and Policy Counsel Eunice Rho told CNN. While the civil rights group acknowledged that not…

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