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H.R. 5 - FACTS on the "Equality Act"

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Dear fellow American, As our nation deals with the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that Christian and conservative Americans hold the line on our values as leftists try to exploit the crisis to push their anti-biblical policies. Imagine an America where religious hospitals are forced to perform abortions. Where Bible-believing churches could be forced to hire pastors and other employees who don’t follow the teachings of the church and could be required to host same-sex wedding ceremonies. Where Christian schools are forced to cater to the preferences of students who identify as transgender, threatening the privacy and safety of young girls. If the Senate passes the “Equality” Act — which has already passed the House of Representatives — this is the future that could lie before us. This disastrous legislation is an all-out assault on parental rights, on the family, and on millions of people of faith in our nation. It quarantines faith within your mind and says that’s where it must stay! Almost no institution or person of faith—be it a school, church, business, or non-profit—will escape the reach of this catastrophic bill if it passes the Senate and is sent to President Biden’s desk, where it’s sure to be signed into law. Can I count on your gift of $10, $25, $50, or more to help Family Research Council Action defeat the “Equality” Act today?

Help Stop the "Equality" Act While touted as “equality,” this legislation would be more appropriately named the “Inequality Act.” It aims to expand numerous civil rights laws, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to create protected classes based on sexual orientation and gender identity, thereby positioning the government to lord over churches and other faith-based institutions, potentially dictating who they hire, how their facilities are used, and even punishing some of them for not falling in step with a view of human sexuality that directly contradicts orthodox biblical teaching. It would force all those in the medical community—regardless of their moral, religious, or medical opinions—to offer hormone treatment and transgender surgeries for individuals suffering from gender dysphoria. If passed and signed into law, it would cause a significant loss of religious freedom in America, and every Bible-believing citizen will suffer the consequences. This bill is an egregious attack on the freedom to believe, and it must be stopped! Many of the nation's top evangelical pastors and religious leaders have already signed a letter warning against this bill, and now I need your signature to help stop this disastrous legislation. I hope I can count on you to join us with your gift to STOP the “Equality” Act. As the legislative affiliate of Family Research Council, FRC Action seeks to educate and influence elected officials on Capitol Hill and in the states, activate our grassroots network, and mobilize voters on behalf of faith, family, and freedom. FRC Action exists so that our nation’s most fundamental values are represented as we impact public policy, influence elections, and support candidates who share our values. Even during these difficult times, you and I must continue our vital work to defeat the “Equality” Act, which poses the gravest threat in decades to the American family and religious liberty. But to continue leading the charge to stop this disastrous bill, we need your support. Please help us urge the Senate to reject this legislation and defend religious freedom in America with your gift of $10, $25, or any amount today. Help Stop the "Equality" Act With your help, we will defeat the “Equality” Act. Thank you, and God bless! For America, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin Executive Vice President Family Research Council Action

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