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Gay Democratic Rep calls religious liberty a ‘bogus term’ used to discriminate against LGBTQ people

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2020
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Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.) said Monday that religious liberty is a "bogus term" used merely as a "pretext for discrimination."

Maloney, who is the first openly gay congressman to represent New York state, made the comments during a softball interview on MSNBC in which he and the anchors were celebrating the Supreme Court's recent decision to expand workplace civil rights protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

In a surprising decision, Trump appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the liberals on the court and authored...

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