The Political Cartoon above demonstrates the conservative disagreement with obamas accepting same sex marriage. In the court case, Obergefell v. Hodges allowed same sex marriage in all of the states. The author is anonymous, but according to the cartoon his a person of Christian faith. Those that believe in Christianity don't believe in same sex or LGBT rights. Their "free exercise clause" was violated in the requirements of Obamacare, which sates that Christian faith companies have to provide healthcare to workers no matter their religion or practice. Some Americans saw how their first Amendment right was being violated, and seemed out, but president Obama was in disagreement. When Donal trump was elected as president, he gave more right to the church to accommodate for the mistreatment of freedom of religion. He passed the Executive order that allowed the church to participate in political matter.
Adam Liptak, the writer of the article, followed president Obama around third world countries , his being reporting more in political matter now that Donald Trump become president. He gives credit to Trump for signing the executive order Thursday. The Executive order allow churches and other religious organizations to become more active politically. In the article theirs two points of views, one being of the conservatives and the other being The American Civil Liberties Union, which are the liberals. The conservatives argue that it gives a new meaning to religious freedom, involving the church and the state in political matters. The other argument that being from the liberals is that the church will have to much power and can led to inequality between different religions and maybe contibute to theocracy.
The article has to parts the first being that of the bathroom bill, which separates transgenders, the second part talks about a bill that was passed in Texas as a extension of the Mississippi's 'Religious Freedom' Bill, which lets business especially allow adoption agencies to deny gay, unmarried or non-Christian would-be parents has passed. Camila Domonoske, the writer is known for proving evidence and facts from both parties that are in disagreement. She takes no side as she writes the article. Some Texan republicans add that the bill is discriminating any group that dent fallow the conservative view of a perfect society, which excludes LGBT, same sex marriage and a diversity of different out side religions and practices. The adoption bill will cause mayhem among the religious groups and different social groups.
Virginia federal district court Judge Leonie Brinkema , who was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993 who was part of the democratic party, issued a preliminary injunction against President Trump’s executive order on immigration, based on the fact that it discriminates against Muslims and so contradicting the "free exercise clause" of the first amendment. The so called "Muslim Ban", that Donald Trump called, was a executive order temporarily barring citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from traveling to the United States. Judge Leonie Brinkema saw how the executive immigration ban was not intended for the protection of the United States citizens from future terrorist attacks, but it was actualy unfairly targeting people of Muslim faith, and so violating the First amendment.
Jeremy W. Peters the writer of the article works in the New York Times. He covers everything that includes political matter or anything to do with the president decisions and action. Jeremy highlights in his article how the senate, and the republican house has changed to a more conservative ideology. This can have great impact in future bills, and as well amendment being violated. Jeremy doesn't take no particular sight, but bring the attention to the people. In this past weeks we have seen president Trump activate laws to accommodate his fellow christion conservatives.One being the Executive act, which allows the church to participate in political matters, which can discriminate other religion groups and their practice.