Tag Archives: Equality Act

White House Celebrates National Coming Out Day

Via press release from the White House: Today, we celebrate National Coming Out Day and the courage of LGBTQ+ people who live their lives with pride, create community with open arms and hearts, and showcase the strength of being your authentic self. Today and every day, I want every member of the LGBTQ+ community to know that you are loved …

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Hate Group: Send Money To Help Us Keep Manchin And Sinema On Our Side In The US Senate Filibuster Battle

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: Last week I reported that President Joe Biden had privately committed to Sen. Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that he favored blowing up the Senate filibuster rule that has blocked much of his agenda from advancing – including the disastrous Equality Act. Further, he told them he would make calls …

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Christian Billionaires Are Funding Anti-Equality Act Push

The Daily Beast reports: The National Christian Charitable Foundation (NCF), the nation’s sixth-largest charity and one of the biggest bankrollers of organizations currently on the front lines in the fight against the Equality Act. The NCF’s list of high-dollar donors include some of the country’s richest and most powerful families. Among them: Betsy DeVos’ eponymous family foundation, as well as …

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Alleged Ex-Gays Lobby Congress Against Equality Act

Via press release from Christian Newswire: Whether it’s a ban on counseling choice, the elimination of a free market for faith-based organizations, or granting privileges to transgender women above biological women, Sexual Orientation Gender Identity (SOGI) legislation politicizes sexuality and reduces freedoms. Codifying LGBTQ identity as immutable through legislation denies that sexuality is fluid and will never resolve the confusion …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Judiciary Hearing On Equality Act

The Washington Post reports: In some ways, full LGBTQ rights has never seemed more within reach. First came the Supreme Court’s 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage. Then its decision last year banning LGBTQ discrimination in employment. And now, for the first time since those rulings, a Democratic-led Congress and a president who vows to pass sweeping legal protections by April. …

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Christian Hate Groups Form New Anti-LGBTQ Coalition

NBC News reports: A new initiative backed by a coalition of right-wing organizations is courting lawmakers and parents in an effort to stop the passage of the Equality Act — a federal LGBTQ rights bill — and promote policies targeting transgender Americans at the federal and state levels. Backed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, Family Policy Alliance, Heritage Foundation and …

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Republicans Pissed At QAnon Rep’s Anti-LGBT Stunts

Politico reports: Republicans worry that this week’s controversial antics from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), who harassed Rep. Marie Newman (D-Ill.) over her transgender daughter, have stomped on their attempts to sensitively communicate why they are opposed to the LGBTQ rights bill. Most Republicans say they oppose the measure due to its perceived infringement on religious freedom, not out of …

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BREAKING: Equality Act Passes House In 224-206 Vote

Politico Huddle reports: The House is set to vote today on the Equality Act, which amends the 1964 Civil Rights Act to ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It also provides sweeping protections for the LGBTQ community against discrimination. Your Huddle host caught up with Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the House co-sponsor of the bill, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Pelosi Speaks Ahead Of Equality Act Vote

The Independent reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi grew visibly upset at her weekly press conference on Thursday discussing Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s latest publicity stunt to rile up liberals over rights for trans people. Ms Pelosi’s chamber is poised to pass legislation known as the Equality Act on Thursday that would explicitly protect LGBTQ people in the US from discrimination from …

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Franklin Graham: “Pray For God” To Stop Equality Act

Posted to Franklin Graham’s Facebook page: Have you heard of the Equality Act? The name might sound good, but it’s deceiving. It has nothing to do with equality. It’s just a smokescreen to force Americans to accept the LGBTQ agenda and it creates a lot of INEQUALITY for Christians and all people of faith. It punishes individuals and organizations that …

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Man Behind New “Compassion And Civility” Think Tank To Pray With Hate Group Against LGBTQ Equality Act

Two weeks ago Ben Carson launched a think tank aimed as dispelling notions that conservatives are “deplorable and stupid,” when what they want is “compassion and civility.” Today’s press release from Tony Perkins: Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on one of the greatest attacks on the First Amendment to ever be considered in the hallowed …

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Hate Group: The LGBTQ Equality Act “Criminalizes The Beliefs Held By Faith Groups Since The Dawn Of Time”

Via press release from Alliance Defending Freedom: Our nation’s laws should respect the constitutionally guaranteed freedoms of every American citizen. All of us — regardless of sex or any other classification — deserve better than the profound inequality that the conscience-crushing, deceptively titled ‘Equality Act’ reintroduced by Congress today promises. This proposed legislation punishes and marginalizes people who hold decent …

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Democrats Reintroduce The LGBTQ Equality Act

Via press release from Lambda Legal: Today, U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) announced the introduction of the Equality Act, bipartisan federal legislation that will update existing federal nondiscrimination laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act, to confirm that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity is unlawful …

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Romney “Not Able To Support” LGBTQ Equality Act

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) signaled late Tuesday he would oppose the Equality Act, legislation to expand the prohibition on anti-LGBTQ discrimination under federal law, throwing a massive wrench into plans of the bill’s supporters to guide it into law. “Sen. Romney believes that strong religious liberty protections are essential to any legislation on …

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Biden Reaffirms Commitment To Equality Act [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Joe Biden on Thursday doubled down on his commitment to LGBTQ rights, including his support for the Equality Act, in a message to the Human Rights Campaign, the country’s largest LGBTQ rights group. Speaking in advance of the group’s Unite for Equality Live virtual event, the former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee said America is at …

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Brian Brown: Donate Now To Stop The “InEquality Act”

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: Joe Biden leads the Democrat presidential field in nationwide polling. He’s coming off his strongest debate performance of the campaign and his fundraising is going well. So, what is the top priority for the leading Democrat candidate should he be elected? The economy? Ending poverty? Helping the middle class? Fighting climate change? …

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GOP Rep Floats “Compromise” Version Of Equality Act

The Associated Press reports: As Democrats champion anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community and Republicans counter with worries about safeguarding religious freedom, one congressional Republican is offering a proposal on Friday that aims to achieve both goals. The bill that Utah GOP Rep. Chris Stewart plans to unveil would shield LGBTQ individuals from discrimination in employment, housing, education, and other …

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Alleged Ex-Gays Lobby Congress Against Equality Act

Via press release from Christian Newswire: “Formers” (those who no longer identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning) representing every state in the Union have selected 15 Former LGBTQ people to travel to Washington, D.C. October 28 – November 1 to address concerns about LGBTQ-focused legislation such as bill H.R. 5, which passed in the House in May. Although …

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Franklin Graham: Shame On Taylor Swift For Pushing The LGBTQ Agenda “Down The Throats Of Americans”

“Shame on Taylor Swift for using her platform to try to push the socialist left’s so-called Equality Act, which has nothing to do with equality, but is about pushing the LGBTQ agenda down the throats of the American people. “When she received an award for her LGBTQ pride-themed music video at the MTV awards last night, she did a pitch …

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White House Responds To Taylor Swift: We “Absolutely Oppose” Discrimination And Also Oppose Equality Act

CBS News reports: Taylor Swift called out the White House during her acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards Monday night for failing to respond to a petition she circulated about passing the Equality Act — and the White House responded, but with a statement it used in May. “It now has half a million signatures, which is five …

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