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Lord God, we pray for religious freedom to be protected and that the truth about the "Do No Harm Act" would come out.

For several hours on June 25, I occupied a front-row seat in our country’s ongoing debate over religious liberty. The House Committee on Education and Labor held a hearing on the “Do No Harm Act” — a misleading title if there ever was one. The bill callously carves out pockets within American life where checks, specifically the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), against government-sponsored religious discrimination would no longer apply to people of faith. I testified in opposition, demonstrating why every person should have the same opportunity to seek relief from government restrictions on their faith.

Have you let your elected officials know what you think about the so-called “Do No Harm Act”? Send them a message–click the link.

To hear supporters of the bill tell it, religious liberty and RFRA serve now as a weapon wielded against women, minorities and the LGBTQ community — a concerning claim, if it were true. It is not. Throughout the hearing, members of Congress and panelists alike pontificated about their own deeply held beliefs and their firm conviction that certain religious beliefs (specifically those they personally dislike) cannot be followed in the public sphere.

Lawmakers put hostility to religion on display
For instance, Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., attacked a Christian foster care organization that serves everyone, including children of all faiths, but requires staff to share the organization’s Christian faith. Hayes completely mischaracterized the organization’s constitutionally protected freedom to operate within its Christian convictions by saying that it “openly discriminates against foster parents based on their religion,” and chided that “this does not reflect the God I serve.”

Questions by supporters of the “Do No Harm Act,” like Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., suggest that the freedom to follow certain beliefs about marriage must be abandoned when baker Jack Phillips opens his shop to sell custom-designed cakes.

Certain beliefs against providing abortifacients that end a human life must be ignored because Hobby Lobby’s family owners operate a thriving arts and crafts supplies business. Why? Because Rep. Susan Wild, D-Pa., believes that religious objections to paying for certain abortion-inducing drugs is “dictat(ing) their religious beliefs upon their employees.”

But just 26 short years ago, congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle sang a very different tune. With nearly unanimous approval, Congress and President Bill Clinton enacted RFRA, a federal law that restored protections for everyone to live and work according to their religious beliefs.

It provides every person of faith a chance to make their case in court — regardless of whether their beliefs are popular or obscure. RFRA itself doesn’t pick winners or losers. Rather, it presents a neutral, three-part test that a court must use when the government infringes on religious freedom: Has the federal government substantially burdened a person’s faith? If so, does the government have a compelling reason to burden the person’s faith? And has the government used the least restrictive means to achieve its goals?

RFRA protects rather than harms Americans
If you heard only snippets of the June 25 hearing, you’d wrongly assume that RFRA has dealt a crushing blow to basic civil rights. The truth is that RFRA is used by individuals and houses of worship — those for whom judicial relief provides the only check against the government steamrolling their religious exercise. And RFRA has helped a diverse array of faiths — from Muslims to Sikhs. . . .

The hearing in which I participated exposed the true intentions of progressives with devastating clarity: When a neutral law like RFRA is used by those with beliefs and practices that progressives disagree with, they will use every power available — including the levers of government — to deny those disfavored religious groups from even having access to a fair hearing in court. . . .

Members of Congress are obligated — under oath — to support and defend the Constitution. This includes defending the rights to free speech and free exercise of religion for the beautifully diverse individuals who call America home. Doing so requires an honest attempt to respect the convictions of people with whom one disagrees. That’s the core and center of the American experiment — and I, for one, pray the center holds. (Excerpt from USA Today, commentary by Matt Sharp with Alliance Defending Freedom)

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11 Replies to “THE “DO NO HARM ACT” HARMS . . . US”

  1. Im in agreement with the prayers against ‘do no harm’ we must continue to pray against such attacks on our religious liberties, which was n is part of Americas reason for being formed. To worship in the manner we chose without interference from any government-especially our own. My final authority is ALWAYS THE WORD OF GOD. Our countrys leaders should be usjng the same final authority to lead America.

  2. Father, we know that the time is winding down and the return of our Lord Jesus Christ is on the way. You have warned us already before hand that those of us who believe in You will suffer persecution. Father, I pray that You strengthen the Body of Christ. Let us not give in to the ways of this world and turn our backs on You because our enemies are starting to multiply against us for loving You. Help up to continue to stand up for Your gospel. Help us to continue on praying as we should and ministering as we should as it is Your will for our lives. We pray for those who oppose You. We pray that they too will come to recognize that You are the True and Only God. We pray that You silence all of Your enemies once and for all. We pray that You God will send a powerful move of The Spirit and shake up the government of this country. Protect Your people from the wicked ways of this government. Protect Your people from every strategy that the enemy plans against You and Your people. Father I pray that You destroy all of these spirits and false gods that are trying to take Your place. For You alone are God and You alone a fair and just. Father we thank You for Your love grace and mercy. Thank You for being who You are. Father we pray that Your will be done on Earth as it is also done in heaven. Amen.

  3. the net that you used here is leftis because it sending the activists that oppose what we want to support they twisted our voices and the link vote voice net is not trustworthy and even harmful since turning it against us

  4. I used the link to raise my voice to oppose the bill “do not harm” and it was twisted against me since I gat an email from the senate Dianne Feinstein that she thanking me to raise the voice to support the bill “ do not harm” and that she will use my voice in the process to legiluze that bill
    I am perplex who is the one I should not trust

    1. Helen, I also received an email from a representative (not Feinstein) thanking me for supporting the bill when I wrote to ask them to vote *against* the “Do No Harm Act”! Lord, we ask and trust You to protect us despite confusion or twisting of truth!

  5. When will the Non-State or Free Churches be free? The free churches are harassed by the lRS regularly for not being government controlled by the lRS who discriminates against Christians. The USA is a Christian country based on Christian principles and Jesus, so non-Christian Churches need to be monitored, but not Christians.

    1. Hi Ed. There is a book on Amazon “ Freedom to Worship” that details how to keep government agencies on their side of the line, without having to go to court or needing a lawyer. It has worked every time for us. Blessings, Ron

  6. Dear Lord, we thank You for the freedom that this nation has had for so long to be able to live our lives and worship our God freely. We thank You for the Founding Fathers’ foresight to create a constitution to escape the forced actions of a government upon the people. And now, dear God, these foundations are being attacked and vilified as though harm is being done by our right to worship You. Lord, we pray that You send forth Your light and Your truth to dispel the dark lies that have risen up in the name of ‘tolerance’. Expose the lies and half truths that are purported to bring new awareness to freedom, but instead prevent that freedom from being expressed. Let Your voice arise, Oh God! Let Your truth resound once again in our country! Let the voice of our Fathers who believed in liberty for all ring once again in righteousness! In Jesus’ name, Amen.

    1. Our Heavenly Father- I affirm and support Jeanette’s prayer and add me voice to hers in lifting up our nation to you. Please forgive us as a nation for turning our back on you as Lord I’d our nation. Please guide those in authority in Washington to recall the gifts you have so graciously given to our nation and feel the conviction of the Holy Spirit upon them to do what is right in YOUR eyes and not their own. May those of us that are believers ban together in prayer and action to speak the truth about Jesus and the freedoms with which you have blessed this nation in His name and to your glory always. Amen.

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