Appeasement Flops Again with "Fairness for All" Bill
Linda Harvey, Mission America
It didn't work for Chick Fil A and it won't work for the GOP. Appeasement is a defeatist strategy.
HRC even opposes "Fairness" Act. It doesn't deny religious freedom quite enough.
A group of foolish Republicans in Congress have introduced a so-called “compromise” bill called the “Fairness for All” Act (FFA) as an alternative to the "Equality Act." It would add homosexuality and gender rebellion to our civil rights laws, but offers tepid religious exemptions in some cases. Dave Joyce, Ohio congressman from northeast Ohio, is one of the co-sponsors of the bill. And this is the first time Republicans have introduced a bill that gives legitimacy to “LGBT” behaviors. A very sad day indeed.
And among groups backing this are the Seventh Day Adventists, the Latter Day Saints, a group representing Christian colleges, and the National Association of Evangelicals.
Opposing the “Fairness for All” act are Family Research Council, Heritage Foundation, Alliance Defending Freedom, Concerned Women for America, the American College of Pediatricians and more.
And very tellingly, the largest homosexual lobbying group in the country, the mistakenly named Human Rights Campaign, also opposes this bill. Why? Because it might not allow men to invade women’s restrooms as quickly, at least until the homosexual lobby can manipulate enough court cases to bypass federal law, which they have become quite adept at doing. And the FFA allows doctors to turn away from prescribing dangerous, life-changing opposite sex hormones to vulnerable children—again, in theory. In practice, we know what the bullies will do to pressure individual doctors to harm confused children, all in the name of “affirmation.”
None of us should support any measure that installs homosexuality and gender rebellion as “protected” behaviors under federal civil rights law....
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