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Trump Slams Biden for Transgender Day of Visibility Coinciding With Easter

Former President Donald Trump has demanded an apology from President Joe Biden for what he and his spokesperson, Karoline Leavitt, describe as an “appalling and insulting” disregard for Easter Sunday. 

Biden’s recognition of March 31 as Transgender Day of Visibility has ignited controversy due to its coincidence with the Christian celebration of Easter, a day revered for commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Leavitt condemned the move as a direct affront to Christian and Catholic Americans, highlighting it as part of a perceived pattern of disrespect towards the Christian faith by the current administration. 

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The criticism comes in the wake of the White House’s decision to exclude religious themes from its Easter Art Event, a component of its broader Easter celebrations, which traditionally include the Easter Egg Roll. 

Contest guidelines explicitly forbid submissions featuring religious symbols or themes.

The designation of March 31 as a day to celebrate transgender individuals and their contributions was introduced during Biden’s presidency. 

This year, the alignment of this observance with Easter has sparked backlash from various corners, including politicians, conservative commentators, and the public.

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Credits: DepositPhotos – US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House. July 11, 2022, Washington, USA: US President Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, during a speech at the White House in Washington on Monday (11). — Photo by thenews2.com

In a formal statement, Biden expressed his administration’s commitment to equality and support for transgender Americans, a stance that has been interpreted by critics like House Speaker Mike Johnson and Caitlyn Jenner as overshadowing the religious significance of Easter. 

Johnson labeled the action as a betrayal of Easter’s sacred message, while Jenner, expressing dismay, suggested the day should solely be dedicated to declaring, “HE is Risen.”

The controversy underscores a deepening cultural divide, with Donald Trump Jr. framing the issue as an attempt by the left to replace traditional religious worship with alternative ideologies. 

Amidst this tension, calls for Biden to issue an apology emphasize the broader conversation about the intersection of faith, identity, and political symbolism in America.

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