Do rightists understand that "American values" include the values of religious, ethnic & cultural minorities, as well as the LGBT community?

Too often rightists use the term "American values" as a synonym for the values held by white, male, Christian conservatives. But that definition is too narrow. If you're an American then your values are necessarily "American values." This includes Muslim-Americans, black people,... show more Too often rightists use the term "American values" as a synonym for the values held by white, male, Christian conservatives.

But that definition is too narrow. If you're an American then your values are necessarily "American values." This includes Muslim-Americans, black people, progressives, the LGBT community, and anybody else who legally resides in America.
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