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Impress upon us Lord, how to speak out to make biblical change in our nation! And grant supernatural wisdom and discernment for our Congressional members to stem the push for altering reality on identity in our laws.

Sexual orientation and gender identity policies have been used at the state and local level to attack businesses and charities, allow males into women’s sports and spaces, and politicize medicine.

Even though the overwhelming majority of Americans oppose the effects of these policies, politicians are blindly pushing further forward to expand their reach.

That’s not equality. That’s madness.

Yet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., recently delivered on her promise to introduce [HR5,] the so-called “Equality Act,” which would elevate sexual orientation and gender identity to protected classes in federal anti-discrimination law. . . .

The Equality Act would definitely have a negative impact nationwide. Yet many Americans are already subject to sexual orientation and gender identity policies at the state and local level.

Twenty-four states have passed sexual orientation and gender identity laws and the consequences for residents of those states have been disastrous.

That includes laws that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employmentpublic accommodationshousing, and education, as well as bans on counseling for individuals with unwanted same-sex attraction.

Moreover, an estimated 400-plus cities and localities across all 50 states have adopted sexual orientation and gender identity policies by local ordinance.

These policies are not being used to promote equality. Instead, they are being used as a blunt-force weapon to ban disagreement on marriage and sexuality by punishing dissenters.

Colorado billionaire Tim Gill, the man dubbed “the megadonor behind the LGBTQ rights movement” by Rolling Stone, disclosed that his strategy is to implement sexual orientation and gender identity laws as quickly and widely as possible at the state level.

He also disclosed his attitude towards supporters of traditional marriage.

“We’re going into the hardest states in the country,” he said. “We’re going to punish the wicked.”

That’s exactly how these laws have been used—not to protect people from unfair treatment, but to punish people for their beliefs.

These policies are not being used to promote equality. Instead, they are being used as a blunt-force weapon to ban disagreement on marriage and sexuality by punishing dissenters.

That’s true when it comes to debates over the meaning of marriage and the reality of biological sex.

Americans from all walks of life who hold that marriage is a union between one man and one woman have been punished for their convictions. . . .

Meanwhile, faith-based foster care and adoption agencies in Pennsylvania,New YorkIllinois, California, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia have been forced to shut down for operating according to their religious beliefs about marriage—further exacerbating our current foster care crisis. . . .

Catholic hospitals in New Jersey and California were sued for refusing to perform hysterectomies on otherwise healthy females who wanted to pursue gender transition. A third Catholic hospital in Washington settled after the ACLU sued it for declining to perform a double mastectomy and chest-reconstruction surgery on a 16-year-old girl.

teacher in Virginia was fired for failing to use a female student’s preferred masculine pronouns and a professor in Ohio was disciplined for doing the same.

Female high school athletes in Connecticut lost the state championship to a pair of biologically male transgender women.

homeless shelter for abused women in Alaska has been sued for refusing to admit a biological male. In Michigan and Florida, women lost their memberships at Planet Fitness when they questioned sharing locker rooms with biological males under the gym’s transgender bathroom policy.

Meanwhile, in IllinoisCalifornia, and Vermont, foster parents are expected to provide children suffering from gender dysphoria with transition-affirming therapies over parents’ medical or moral objections. That suggests that adherence to radical gender ideology could become a new litmus test for parental fitness.

In fact, in Ohio, a judge removed a 17-year-old girl from her parents’ custody after they refused to sign their daughter up for testosterone treatments. The judge did so even without a state sexual orientation and gender identity policy.

If a federal sexual orientation and gender identity policy were to politicize medicine across the country, parental rights could be at stake here, too.

If a federal sexual orientation and gender identity policy were to politicize medicine across the country, parental rights could be at stake here, too.

Pelosi’s Equality Act Could Lead to More Parents Losing Custody of Kids Who Want ‘Gender Transition’

It’s worth noting that all of this has happened without a federal sexual orientation and gender identity policy.

The federal Equality Act would only make this bad situation worse.

The bill would pose an existential threat not only to religious organizations from churches to schools to charities, but also to secular institutions as well—not to mention the livelihoods of individuals who do not agree with new sexual norms or gender ideology.

That’s why a federal sexual orientation and gender identity law with religious exemptions is still bad policy. That strategy only protects the interests of a few and imposes a bad law on everyone else.

The weaponization of sexual orientation and gender identity laws at the state and local level have made it eminently clear that a federal law would have devastating effects on the American people.

Lawmakers ought to oppose any kind of federal sexual orientation and gender identity anti-discrimination law.

(Excerpted from The Daily Signal, Monica Burke writing.)

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Lorena Ayala
April 11, 2019

first I want to tank you for all of the prayers, and for sharing, I cry when I read this things it break my heart. But still have hope in our savior I want to pray for Pelosi that God move in her life Amen.

Karren Wright
April 11, 2019

Thank you for exposing the truth behind the equality act. I ask in Jesus, and by his authority for Nancy Pelosi ears to hear the truth and to realize her errors in pushing this forward.

April 10, 2019

Lord God, I declare that you will protect our children from the demonic forces at play in these catastrophic plans, as we are reminded that you have won the victory over the enemy. In your name, Jesus, I proclaim you victorious and mighty to receive back from the enemy what he has stolen, and proclaim you sovereign over our children to keep them innocent, protected, and safe.

Nancy Carmickle
April 10, 2019

Dear Lord, we know this grieves Your great and living Father heart, and we grieve with You! We ask, Lord, that You remove the godless governors, mayors, and congressmen who have set themselves against You and Your beloved creation; and raise up people You have chosen to run for office in each of these positions! Move upon Your people and all those who agree with You on this most crucial issue to vote out the evil people and vote in those who will uphold Your desires! We know You are intensley interested in how Your people respond to this! May we be found faithful, faithful to You and Your plan and Your heart for America🙏

April 10, 2019

PRAYER: Lord, we PULL DOWN HEAVEN on behalf of traditional marriage – OPEN BLIND EYES to this affront to your original design, and to its harm to persons who unknowingly are deceived and in bondage to confusion over their identity. Raise up righteous persons in the political and government sphere to successfully THWART this demonic strategy!

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