Tag Archives: Equality Act

Heritage Foundation: Nancy Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Give LGBT Students “Special Rights” Above Everyone

From the Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal blog: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Top 5 priority bill, H.R. 5 –  the so-called Equality Act – wants to use the blueprint that helped our nation desegregate schools to manipulate schoolchildren to carry water for the LGBT political agenda — whether their parents like it or not. Their argument is that just as black …

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Family Research Council: The Equality Act Is Pointless Since Studies Prove Gays Could Just Become Straight

Peter Sprigg writes for the Christian Post: The truth is, “sexual orientation” is a multi-faceted concept, involving a combination of attractions, behaviors, and personal identity. These four studies all demonstrate that significant change in each of the elements of sexual orientation is possible. The percentage changing from homosexuality to heterosexuality ranged from 13% to 53% (while the percentage changing from …

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Tony Perkins: Nancy Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Make LGBT Citizens “The Most Protected Class In America”

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: It wasn’t enough that House Democrats put the transgender pride flag outside their offices — now they’re trying to plant one in U.S. law too. If you like the idea of your daughter changing in front of a teenage boy, financing your employees’ sex changes, abolishing girls’ sports, and getting fired …

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In Emotional Equality Act Speech, Dem Rep Celebrates Her Own “Gender Non-Conforming” Child [VIDEO]

“My beautiful, now-22 year old child told me last year that they were gender non-conforming. And over the last year, I have come to understand from a deeply personal mother’s perspective. I came to understand what their newfound freedom—it is the only way I can describe what has happened to my beautiful child — what their newfound freedom to wear …

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GOP Rep Won’t Support Equality Act Because Trump Could Declare Himself “First Female President” [VIDEO]

Bustle reports: A Republican congressman from Florida has expressed his opposition to protecting LGBTQ rights before, and his views have only gotten more confusing. At a Tuesday hearing on the Equality Act, Rep. Matt Gaetz argued against transgender rights and raised eyebrows all over the place. “Consider this possibility — if President Trump were to say, I am now the …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Hearing On The LGBTQ Equality Act

Via press release: The first-ever hearing on the Equality Act set to take place this morning in the House Judiciary Committee. The crucially important, bipartisan legislation will finally provide clear, comprehensive non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across the country. The Equality Act has unprecedented support and is backed by nearly 70% of Americans, hundreds of members of Congress, more than …

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Liberty Counsel: The Equality Act Will Ban Using The Bible “Wherever It Addresses Homosexual Actions”

Just in from hate group leader Mat Staver: The fix is in. The House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing Tuesday on the badly misnamed “Equality Act.” But don’t expect dispassionate analysis at the hearing. That’s not its purpose. Instead, House Democrats will parade alleged victims of discrimination before the cameras in an attempt to manipulate public opinion. This bill literally …

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Kamala Harris And Cory Booker To Speak At HRC Event

From the Hollywood Reporter: The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California, who has entered the 2020 presidential race, will attend the upcoming 2019 HRC Los Angeles dinner and speak on issues of equality. Harris will join Sen. Cory Booker, who is also scheduled to speak. The evening program will honor Christina Aguilera with the …

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NAACP Backs Equality Act In Blow To Log Cabin

NBC News reports: The NAACP, the country’s oldest African-American civil rights organization, publicly endorsed the Equality Act, a federal LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill. “We support what it does — and we support it now,” Hilary Shelton, the organization’s D.C. bureau director, told NBC News on Friday. “It’s important that it gets through.” Shelton said the group had previously endorsed the bill …

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Mat Staver: Equality Act Is An Unconstitutional Chaotic “Wrecking Ball” That Will Spur Rise In Sexual Assaults

“The Equality Act is not about equality. This bill eviscerated religious freedom and targets churches with an LGBT wrecking ball. This bill pushes the LGBT agenda on all people and targets Christianity in every area of life—including the church. There also will be an increase of sexual assaults when males ‘identifying as females’ are allowed to use girls and women’s …

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Manchin Claims Equality Act Overrides “Local Control”

Politico reports: The West Virginia senator, perhaps the most conservative Democrat in Congress, said that he believes the bill should allow more local control after talking to officials in his state. The bill extends federal protections to people on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. “I am not convinced that the Equality Act as written provides sufficient guidance …

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Former Log Cabin President: The Equality Act Would Oppress Anti-LGBT Christians, Flout American Principles

Former Log Cabin president Gregory Angelo writes: Don’t be fooled by the name: The Equality Act is legislation that would compromise American civil rights and religious liberty as we know it. All reasonable Americans, especially gay Americans who support pluralism and tolerance, should oppose it. In 1975, when it was first introduced in Congress, this legislation was certainly more needed …

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Manchin Only Dem Senator Holdout On Equality Act

The Charleston Register-Herald reports: U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is the only Democratic senator who didn’t sign on to a bill introduced this week in Congress to extend protections in housing, employment and public accommodations to LGBT people. Senate Bill 788, sponsored by Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., has 43 Democratic sponsors, two Independent sponsors, and one Republican sponsor, …

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Alliance Defending Freedom: The Orwellian Equality Act Would Make LGBT Citizens “More Equal Than Others”

From the Alliance Defending Freedom: First Amendment advocates point out that “equality acts” in states and cities are wielded as weapons to silence creative professionals who serve all but cannot in good conscience communicate every message — particularly messages affirming others’ claimed genders or same-sex marriages. These laws and their spin-offs are used to censor counselors; silence filmmakers, painters, graphic …

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Tony Perkins: The LGBT Equality Act Is A “Farewell To The First Amendment” And Will Destroy Businesses

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Some reporters at yesterday’s Equality Act press conference wondered if they were at a party. And in retrospect, maybe they were — the Left’s farewell to the First Amendment. Religious liberty and free speech have had a good run, but as far as Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) concerned, they’ve stood in …

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LIVE VIDEO: Democrats Introduce LGBT Equality Act

Via press release: Democratic leaders of the House and Senate will hold a press event at 2PM to introduce The Equality Act, which amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in education, employment, housing, credit, federal jury service, public accommodations, and the use of federal funds. The …

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SURVEY: Majorities In All States And Across All Demo Groups Support LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation

From the Public Religion Research Institute: Amid our currently polarized political climate, a new PRRI survey shows that majorities of Americans across virtually all demographic groups and geographical locations support laws protecting LGBT people. Support for nondiscrimination protections enjoys broad support across the political spectrum. Majorities of Democrats (79%), independents (70%), and Republicans (56%) say they favor laws that would …

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Catholic League: The LGBT Equality Act Will Lead To Affirmative Action For Gays And The Sexually Confused

Via press release from hate group leader Bill Donohue: The predicate of this legislation is that sexual orientation and gender identity are analogous to race and ethnicity, and are therefore deserving of the same protections afforded by the Civil Rights Act. However, that is based on a false assumption. Sexual orientation speaks to behavior, and gender identity, in this context, …

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161 Major Corporations Back LGBTQ Equality Act

Just in from the Human Rights Campaign: HRC announced that an unprecedented 161 leading businesses have joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act. With a combined operation in all 50 states, headquarters in 26 states, more than $3.7 trillion in revenue, and more than 8.5 million employees across the United States, these companies know how important it is to …

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Pelosi: Dems Will Intro LGBT Equality Act Next Week

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Thursday during her weekly news conference the Equality Act, legislation that would enact long sought-after federal protections against anti-LGBT legislation, would be introduced next week. As it was previously introduced, the Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to …

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