mercoledì 10 maggio 2017

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Trump initiatives on religious liberty and 'Obamacare' repeal disappoint US Catholics
The Tablet
(Michael Sean Winters) An executive order on religious liberty issued by President Donald Trump and the passing in the House of Representatives of legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) brought disappointed responses from religious liberty campaigners and Catholic leaders. Despite the fanfare around the signing of the executive order in the White House Rose Garden, critics charged that the order did not accomplish much. The president urged the Department of the Treasury not to enforce the “Johnson Amendment”, a law that bars non-profit organisations, including Churches, from endorsing political candidates or making contributions. (...)