Faith leaders are praising what they hope is a first step by the Trump administration to protect religious liberties that were put in a bull’s-eye by the Obama administration. President Trump signed an executive order Thursday instructing that churches be given the widest freedom possible from the Johnson amendment of 1954 that restricts their speech. It also instructs that Christians no longer be targeted by the government with campaigns that violate their faith.
James Dobson, the pioneering radio voice of Christian and family values for tens of millions through Focus on the Family and now Family Talk, was himself targeted under Obama’s mandate that even Christian organizations provide abortion-causing drugs to employees who request them. His response then? “Come and get me if you must,” he said, affirming he would not comply with the Obama mandate. READ MORE