President Trump has signed inhumane executive orders calling for aggressive action to find and deport undocumented immigrants, to punish cities that dare to provide safety and security for vulnerable immigrants, and to prevent entry to the United States by people from certain countries, making it more difficult for LGBT people fleeing for their lives to enter the United States. He has also ordered the building of a pointless, costly border wall with Mexico.

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By executive order, President Trump reinstated the “global gag rule," defunding international family-planning organizations that provide abortion-related services, referrals, or even information—whether or not those specific services are funded by the U.S. In fact, U.S. funds have never been used to pay for abortions as a method of family planning; that's illegal under the 1973 Helms Amendment. 

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Just a little more than an hour after the inauguration of President Trump, the LGBT rights page of the White House website had been removed. The page had highlighted historic policy and legislative milestones, as well as court victories, related to LGBT people.

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