Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Why the Trump Admin Opposed a UN Resolution On Killing Gay People
The Trump administration has faced some intense criticism this week for voting against a U.N. resolution that condemned the death penalty for LGBT people. For many on the left, it seemed like an unusually brazen example of Donald Trump betraying the people he once vowed to protect.
So what exactly happened at the United Nations? BuzzFeed reports that this week’s vote was apparently about the White House’s support for the death penalty, not opposition to gay rights. . .