Donald Trump came to Washington to drain the swamp and starve government of its excesses—except for when government can be used as a sword to help people with religious, or even moral, objections discriminate against things and people and situations they don't like. The Hill writes:
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Thursday it will create a new division under the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) responsible for investigating complaints filed by workers claiming that their employers have violated their religious rights. [...]
"No one should be forced to choose between helping sick people and living by one’s deepest moral or religious convictions, and the new division will help guarantee that victims of unlawful discrimination find justice," OCR Director Roger Severino said at the announcement ceremony Thursday morning.
"We are saying, with the launch of this division, you do not need to shed your religious identity, you do not need to shed your moral convictions to be a part of the public square."
Hear that—religious or moral. Basically, you can just decide in any given moment that you don't like something or someone and the Trump administration is serving up a new apparatus—the “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division”—that's dedicated to protecting your particular bias. Naturally, that bias will be mainly targeted at women and transgender individuals in the course of seeking health care.
If you're wondering if there might be room for a sensitive and nuanced conversation around these issues, rest assured that no such effort led by the Trump administration is even remotely capable of facilitating such a conversation. That’s clearly not the goal.
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