Sen. James Lankford's opposition
The Equality Act v. Religious Freedom
H.R. 5 Is No Act of Equality
The proposed Equality Act (H.R. 5) turns sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) into protected classes under the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1968 Fair Housing Act. The bill creates obvious liberty, equality, privacy, and safety concerns. H.R. 5 would empower the federal government to impose civil and criminal punishments on citizens who dissent from SOGI ideology, including medical professionals, parents, women and girls, businesses, and charities. The bill would violate their rights to freedom of conscience, religion, and speech. The bill would also take away basic authorities of local communities to determine who is allowed in single-sex facilities and whether biological men and boys are allowed to join women’s and girls’ sports teams. Read more...
7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But
Most Americans don’t want a nationwide bathroom requirement, health care mandate, or “preferred pronoun” law based on gender identity, but congressional Democrats seem to think it’s time to impose them.
Nancy Pelosi delivered Wednesday on her promise to introduce the so-called Equality Act, which would elevate sexual orientation and gender identity to protected classes in federal anti-discrimination law.
Although that may sound nice in theory, in practice sexual orientation and gender identity policies at the state and local level have caused profound harms to Americans from all walks of life.
How might a sexual orientation and gender identity law on the federal level, as introduced in the House and Senate, affect you and your community? Here are seven ways: Read more...
How The Equality Act Harms
Parents and Children
The Problem With the Equality Act:
It Doesn't Treat Everyone Fairly
The Equality Act and religious freedom
Medical Risks of Hormonal and Surgical Interventions for Gender Dysphoric Children
Gender Dysphoria in Children:
Understanding the Science and Medicine
The Inequality of the Equality Act:
Concerns from the Left