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The Proper Balance

The Proper Balance

Nathan Diament, in his Opinion piece, “Four Issues To Watch In The Coming Months” (Nov. 18), hopes Trump and the Republican Congress will “strike the proper balance between … rights for gay Americans … and protections for religious institutions and individuals with dissenting views.”

Nobody is challenging anyone’s right to dissent. The issue is using religion as an excuse to deny services to gay people. But if anti-gay discrimination can be excused by religious belief, why not excuse discrimination against Jews on the same basis?


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