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Mike Pence Would Make a Better President than Donald Trump
There is a prominence of religion in Mike Pence’s governing agenda which might blur the lines between the state and religion.
As Indiana governor, he promoted and signed into law the
Religious Freedom Restoration Act
in 2015 which effectively would have allowed discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community.
Mike Pence signed a massive anti-abortion bill,
House Enrolled Act 1337
, into law which, among other things, banned abortions for reasons of genetic anomaly and required all fetal remains to be cremated or buried, even if they come from a miscarriage. The law was so extreme that even some
opposed it and was later
, a provision in the U.S tax code that bars churches and charities from engaging in political campaigns, and has
to get rid of it.
It is improbable that Pence would ever be able to separate his religious convictions from his political agenda.
Many American politicians have had beliefs informed by their religious background.
Donald Trump's administration enjoys the
, who see the President enacting much of their agenda.