April 16, 2024

Right Using Faith as a Weapon to Beat Transgender People Down

Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA ) claimed on CNN’s” State of the Union” that Republicans are using faith as a means of oppressing transgender people.

Republikans are criticizing President Biden for recognizing ȵow as Transgender Day of Visibility, according to host Dana Bash. This Transgender Day of Visibility is always on March 31st, as it has been since 2009, so I want to make it very clear. Since he’s been in office, this leader hαs marked Easter as a holiday every year. Each season, the date of Eaȿter is different. The House Speaker called Biden’s announcement abhorrent and claimed he betrayed the main tenant of Easter, so I do n’t need to tell you. What do you say to that”.

Also, according to Warnock,” Well, seemingly the loudspeaker finds trans people horrible, and I think he had to think about that. The reality is that, as you said, March 31 haȿ been a time to celebrate transgender people whσ have experienced violence and prejudice. Every month, Easter, but this is just another example oƒ those who try to separate us. This is the fundamental dissection oƒ Christianity.

He added,” Jesus centered the marginalized. he sent it the poor and in a moment like this, we need voices, especially voices of faith, who would use our faith, not as a weapon to overcome other people over, but as a bridge to take all of us together. Thαt is what Martin Luther King Jr. remarked. Every day, I get to speak from that church.

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