No, Mr. President, the Equality Act Harms Ladies and Kids

In his State of the Union handle final night time, President Joe Biden affirmed “our responsibility to guard all of the folks’s rights and freedoms.” However whose rights and freedoms does he care about? Not these of girls or those that imagine in pure marriage.

Biden inspired Congress to move the Equality Act “to make sure LGBTQ People, particularly transgender younger folks, can dwell with security and dignity.” However we all know what that is code for.

Final yr, Congress handed the misnamed Respect for Marriage Act. The invoice pretends to guard same-sex marriages from discrimination. As a substitute, it redefines marriage as between any two folks—not between one man and one lady, because the 1996 Protection of Marriage Act had enshrined earlier than it was repealed.

For the reason that Supreme Courtroom ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriages have obtained the identical rights as different marriages. This contains entry to insurance coverage, hospital visitation insurance policies, collectively owned property, and extra.

The Respect for Marriage Act didn’t present any new rights to same-sex {couples}. It did, nevertheless, place a goal on the backs of non secular establishments and organizations and folks of religion.

Take into consideration the continuing litigation that Jack Phillips, the Christian baker, is dealing with from radical pro-LGBTQ teams. Or the current Supreme Courtroom case 303 Inventive LLC v. Elenis. Right here, a Christian graphic designer confronted discrimination fees when she refused to design wedding ceremony web sites for same-sex {couples}—one thing that might have violated her beliefs about marriage.

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Equally, if the Equality Act passes, it will spell the tip of coherent protections based mostly on intercourse in all elements of public life. Males posing as females would have the proper to compete (and dominate) in women sports activities. It could require medical doctors, in opposition to their will, to carry out sex-sterilization surgical procedures on wholesome folks for the aim of “gender transitioning.”

Gender identification would substitute organic intercourse on the subject of office insurance policies, toilet entry, navy drafts for fight, and extra.

Ladies and kids would bear the brunt of those insurance policies. The Equality Act would erase their strengths and items by permitting males to masquerade as girls.

Moreover, Biden’s handle ought to get up People to the nationwide transfer to limit “gender transition” medication and surgical procedures for minors. As of right now, legal guidelines handed in seven states would, if upheld by the courts, shield youngsters from puberty blockers, mastectomies, castration, and different radical procedures achieved within the title of dangerous gender medication. 4 different states are following swimsuit.

The Equality Act harms girls, youngsters, and all those that perceive mammalian biology.

Whereas he spoke in lofty phrases about “our responsibility to guard all of the folks’s rights and freedoms” final night time, Biden’s handle failed to guard the rights and freedoms of girls and kids—the 2 teams most harmed by his radical agenda. 

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