What are the consequences of this bill?
- Businesses could no longer operate according to their religious beliefs. Businesses all over America could be targeted in the same way Jack Phillips, the Colorado baker, was targeted
- It directly threatens religious education and any religious program receiving federal financial assistance
- Both federal and private employers could face costly lawsuits if they fail to implement strict preferred pronoun policies
- It would defeat the purpose of Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, which is supposed to guarantee women equal educational and athletic opportunities.
- It directly threatens parental rights by forcing counselors to guide children with gender confusion to embrace transgenderism
- It seeks to ban religious adoption and foster care agencies
- The ability of churches, synagogues, and mosques to employ people according to their religious beliefs will be severely limited
- It would prevent religious organizations from using the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to protect their deeply held religious beliefs
Americans have learned to live together amid deeply held religious differences. The Equality Act, unfortunately, forces all Americans, even with religious differences when it comes to human sexuality, to abide by a progressive worldview enforced by the federal government. Take action by asking your Senators to vote NO on the Equality Act (H.R.5)