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(Worthy News) - President Barack Obama said that his understanding of the Bible and his Christian beliefs led him to issue the directive at public schools calling on students to be allowed to use the bathroom of their choosing regardless of their biological sex.
"My reading of scripture tells me that that [the] Golden Rule is pretty high up there in terms of my Christian belief," he said during a town hall in Elkhart, Indiana, according to Breitbart News on Thursday.
When asked why he decided to make such a big issue out of school bathrooms, Obama explained that his concern stems from the bullying that transgender students experience.
Evangelical leaders, from Franklin Graham to Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas, have rejected Obama's ideas, citing God's creation of two clear gender. [ ... Read More (Source) ]