Equality Act

Southern Baptists Warn: Equality Act Would Have ‘Devastating’ Effect on Religious Liberty

Close up shot of a Judge's gavel

SBC messengers passed a resolution Tuesday that warned of the effects of the Equality Act. The bill would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the list of protected classes for public places, education and employment. 

Why Compromising with the Equality Act Falls Short

LGBT flags, Why Compromising with the Equality Act Falls Short

In light of the very real threat posed by the Equality Act, a number of Christians have offered compromise solutions, most notably the Fairness for All Act. FFA would carve out exemptions for churches and certain religious organizations, though it’s unclear which ones. It would not, howeverprotect the religious freedoms of private Christian citizens who are medical professionals, business owners, bakers, florists, photographers, and so on.

FL Rep. Greg Steube Warns That the Equality Act Is Leading America 'In the Direction of the Evil One'

Congressman Greg Steube, Steube responds after Rep. Jerry Nadler  asserted that 'God's will is no concern of this Congress'

After Rep. Jerry Nadler of NY asserted that “God’s will is no concern of this Congress” during debates over the Equality Act on the House floor last week, Rep. Greg Steube from Florida issued a public response. In his response, Steube asserted that “If we're not on the shoulders of God as it talks about in scripture, then we're on the shoulders of somebody else that I don't care to be on the shoulders of."

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