Freedom of Religion under attack: BOOM – Beto O’Rourke: Religious Institutions Will Lose Tax Exemption If They Oppose Same Sex Marriage

Beto O’Rourke: Religious Institutions Will Lose Tax Exemption If They Oppose Same Sex Marriage

During the broadcast of CNN’s town hall on LGBTQ issues on Thursday, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) said religious institutions that do not agree with same-sex marriage would lose their tax-exempt status under his presidency.

Pete Buttigieg: The Right Is Making ‘God Smaller’ with Religious Liberty Claims

During the broadcast of CNN’s town hall on LGBTQ issues on Thursday, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg argued that by refusing services to gay people as an expression of religious freedom made “God smaller.”


He continued, “Religious liberty is an important principle in this country and we honor that. It’s the case that any freedom that we honor in this country has limits when it comes to harming other people. We say that the right to free speech does not include the right to yell fire in a crowded theater. A famous justice said my right to swing my fists ends where somebody else’s nose begins, and the right to religious freedom ends where religion is being used as an excuse to harm other people.”

 

Klobuchar: My Justices Will ‘Understand’ Constitution ‘Founded on a Separation of Church and State’




Klobuchar said, “First of all, our Constitution, as you know, has been founded on a separation of church and state. And we can have different faiths in this country, but the law rules, and the law rules when it comes to discrimination and all kinds of other things. And I can just tell you that I will appoint Supreme Court justices that understand that.”

 

 

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