Despite being falsely presented in the media as an LGBT anti-discrimination bill, H.R. 5, known as the Equality Act, has widespread support among congressional Democrats and LGBT-themed lobbying organizations. Yet the legislation is a far cry from the 1964 Civil Rights Act it purports to expand and, instead, enforces a radical shift leftward from contemporary, mainstream American values.
In 2020, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of interpreting “sex” in existing civil rights laws to include sexual orientation and gender identity. Trump-appointed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority opinion in that case, making workplace discrimination against LGBTs illegal.
Because of that case, no further legislation is needed. The Equality Act only seeks to cement another layer of bureaucracy and, some would say, mind control, with devastating effects on everyday Americans.
Across the country, teachers, parents, doctors, women’s rights activists, religious institutions, and LGBTs are raising the alarm against this dangerous and highly controversial bill.
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