President Trump Vows to Uphold Religious Freedom in Graduation Speech

Donald Trump gave the first commencement address of his presidency this past weekend at Liberty University, an evangelical Christian university founded by Jerry Falwell. While the President’s speech touched on a number of different themes, it was no surprise, given the venue, that he eventually addressed religious freedom, an issue of great importance to many of his Christian supporters. In his remarks, Trump referred to his recently signed executive order on religious freedom as “very important,” and promised Liberty’s graduating class that they would be free to practice their faith as long as he is president: Liberty University is a