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We are concerned about the cataclysmic shift in our nation. Change is being thrust upon us via a "cancel culture" in the media. It is coming through executive orders, rule changes in the legislative body, through the courts, and also through legislation.
We are seeing books banned, voices silenced, and values dictated. The speed of it all is alarming.
Please be attentive to what is going on and take time to communicate with your elected representatives. If we do not, our liberties will rapidly erode and our children's futures will be at stake. I encourage you to take a minute to read the information below and contact your senators.
excerpted from Samaritan's Purse and Franklin Graham (see full article by clicking here)
The Equality Act has already passed the House and is coming before the Senate soon. If passed, it will likely be signed into law since President Biden has made this issue a priority of his first 100 days.
The Equality Act will:
1) make it possible for schools, churches, and hospitals to accept the government's beliefs and mandates with regards to sexual orientation and gender identity. This is a far-reaching and very intrusive position, threatening free speech. Pastors, teachers, and health care workers who honor their conscience could face fines or job loss.
2) legislate the acceptance of boys in girls' sports and locker rooms as well as men in women's shelters and prisons
3) force teachers and students to publicly pretend that a biological male is a female and schools will be encouraged or mandated to instruct children that they can choose their gender, "making biological sex (and science) a relic of the past."
4) strip churches of their right to hire people of shared faith and take away health care workers' right of conscience
Please search your senators today on the internet and contact them, asking them to vote NO on this over-reaching social agenda.
from Bill Summary at congress.gov
This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation.
The bill expands the definition of public accommodations to include places or establishments that provide (1) exhibitions, recreation, exercise, amusement, gatherings, or displays; (2) goods, services, or programs; and (3) transportation services.
The bill allows the Department of Justice to intervene in equal protection actions in federal court on account of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The bill prohibits an individual from being denied access to a shared facility, including a restroom, a locker room, and a dressing room, that is in accordance with the individual's gender identity.