"The Trump administration has consistently taken action to protect this nation's first liberty—religious freedom. Today's announcements from nine federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget are just the latest examples. Under previous administrations, religious providers of social services were singled out and burdened with regulatory requirements not placed upon other providers. These actions are unconstitutional and in conflict with recent Supreme Court precedent.
"The proposed rules and guidance documents will help ensure that faith-based organizations are not excluded from public programs, and that religious individuals are not treated as second-class citizens. I applaud this administration for its commitment to safeguard the inalienable rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Such action is long overdue."