The Washington Ledger Weekly Recap – June 15

A lot has happened in the United States during this week: from continued protests to Donald Trump feeling the heat as he continues to strengthen his base.

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Earlier this week, Americans witnessed the protests against George Floyd reached across the pond and into Europe. They finally realized that the world wants racial equality and the end of police brutality.

The Supreme Court shocked President Trump and those on the Conservative side after protecting LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. This ruling sent conservatives panic after their two beloved judges Gorsuch and Roberts rule in favor of the LGBTQ community.

TWL reporter Jacob Siegel made our readers aware that Section 230 continues to be under bipartisan attack. If you don’t know what Section 230 is.. It says that “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider” (47 U.S.C. ยง 230).

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Donald Trump has faced a major onslaught of negative press this week as he continues to head towards the 2020 election. Trump also lost a court battle over DACA protections. Social media giants Facebook and Twitter took down his toddler video. Trump also is appearing to be losing support among the evangelical community, which many in his circles extremely concerned.

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Author: Lawrence Lease

Lawrence Lease is a freelance writer and screenwriter. His work can be seen on Blasting News, Cinema Gold and The Washington Ledger.

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