Sam Brownback renominated by Trump

Anti-LGBT Sam Brownback Renominated for Religious Freedom Ambassador

Sam Brownback renominated by Trump
January 10, 2018

Brownback's record is extremely poor when it comes to LGBT rights. He has refused to answer a question asked by Senator Tim Kaine during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kaine asked him whether there could be any circumstances when it would be justifiable to criminalize, imprison, or even prosecute based on the LGBT status under the umbrella of religious freedom, simply because someone asserts that they are culpable due to religious motivation. No wonder, his confirmation was opposed by Human Rights Campaign and HRC among others. He has The Kansas Governor has a record in blocking marriage equality in his state, even after the U.S. Supreme Court gave its ruling for nationwide equality.


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