Franklin Graham may have hopes that his prayer day will make all of the opponents of the president’s misguided policies go away. He is absolutely free to pray for that, but you don’t have to be a theologian to realize it’s not going to happen.
None of the accusations against President Donald Trump and his advisers laid out in the Mueller Report has shaken the Religious Right’s faith in Trump. They continue to insist that the Mueller investigation is a frame-up designed to force Trump from office. Although Trump has many far-right evangelical defenders, seven stand out as especially sycophantic.
We are long past the days when a restaurant, hotel or store could summarily refuse to serve people on the basis of race or religion. Now it’s time to extend those protections to members of the LGBTQ community as well.