A new rule from the Obama administration threatens to take away federal contracts from religious relief organizations and charities if they discriminate against LGBT people in providing services. “This rule means that any organization that contracts with USAID must ensure that all people can benefit from its federally funded programs,” National Security

Advisor Susan Rice said during an event Wednesday at American University in Washington. “It’s a major step towards ensuring that American assistance is provided in a fair and equitable manner.” However, Robert Severino, director of the Heritage Foundation, says the new rule will be an entirely new problem, rather than a solution. FULL REPORT