The anti-LGBT group the National Organization for Marriage celebrated Donald Trump’s historic win by releasing a detailed plan promising to work with him on a slew of anti-gay measures.
Those plans include overturning the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision and supporting the First Amendment Defense Act, which would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples.
Here’s what they propose:
- We will work with President Trump to nominate conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, individuals who will adhere to the words and meaning of the constitution. Such justices will inevitably reverse the anti-constitutional ruling of the Supreme Court imposing same-sex 'marriage' on the nation in the Obergefell decision, because that decision lacked any basis in the constitution.
- We will work with President Trump to rescind the illegal, over-reaching executive orders and directives issued by President Obama, including his dangerous "gender identity" directives, attempting to redefine gender just as he sought to redefine marriage.
- We will work with President Trump to reverse policies of the Obama administration that seek to coerce other countries into accepting same-sex 'marriage' as a condition of receiving US assistance and aid. It is fundamentally wrong for a president to become a lobbyist for the LGBT agenda, and we are confident that will end in the Trump administration.
- We will work with President Trump and Congress to pass the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA), which Mr. Trump supports. FADA is critical legislation to protect people who believe in marriage from being targeted by the government for persecution.
While many of the above proposals may be pipe dreams for social conservatives Trump has already put Ken Blackwell of the Family Research Council in charge of domestic issues in his transition team.
Blackwell is listed as a “policy expert” on the FRC’s website. The organization is virulently anti-gay.
Here’s a snippet from their website:
“Family Research Council believes that homosexual conduct is harmful to the persons who engage in it and to society at large, and can never be affirmed. It is by definition unnatural, and as such is associated with negative physical and psychological health effects.”