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Anti-LGBT Christian Group Plans To Un-Marry Gays

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) stated in a blog posting on Nov. 9 that it plans to work with President-elect Donald Trump to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage:

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.

However, if Trump nominates a Supreme Court justice, the Democrats can filibuster and block the nomination because the GOP has only 51 votes in the Senate, not the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster. The Republicans could change that rule, but they are vulnerable if the Democrats seize control in 2018.

NOM's statement went on to hope that Trump rescinds President Obama's executive orders that protect LGBT people at home and abroad, which Trump could do on his own:

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.

NOM also wants Congress and Trump pass the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA), which Republicans introduced in 2015.

The bill would prevent the federal government from stopping people who discriminate against gay people "in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman, or that sexual relations are properly reserved to such a marriage," noted The Washington Post in 2015.

According to Joe My God, NOM is the only conservative Christian group still supporting the FADA as "[t]he Family Research Council, the Liberty Counsel, and the American Family Association all withdrew their support after new language was added which would also legalize discriminating against married straight couples on the the basis of 'sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction.'"

Sources: National Organization For Marriage, The Washington PostJoe My God / Photo Credit: National Organization For Marriage

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