AFA For Charisma News: Equality Act Would Violate Religious Liberty for All Americans

As Congressional Democrats vigorously push the Equality Act (H.R. 5), which would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include extrinsic qualities, sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes, the American Family Association (AFA, has written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to voice its opposition to the measure.

“AFA strongly opposes any amendment to federal statutes, especially the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to expand protected classes to include sexual orientation and/or gender identity or any expansion of protected classes in places of public accommodation,” said AFA President Tim Wildmon. “The GOP has rightly criticized the Democratic Party on the issue of sexual orientation and gender identity. The 2016 Republican Platform scolded the actions of bureaucrats, notably those in the Democratic Party under the Obama administration, for their insistence on redefining the word sex in Title IX to include gender identity.” Continue reading…

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