House has passed the Equality Act (H.R. 5). The bill would add “sexual
orientation” and “gender identity” to the classes protected against
discrimination by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Now we need to urge the Senate
to pass this bill (S. 788) too!
social message on Human Rights affirms: In the name of the God who
creates every human being out of love, this church teaches human dignity is
God’s gift to every person and that the commitment to universal rights protects
Many states have not enacted laws that
prohibit discrimination based on both sexual orientation and gender identity in
important areas such as education, employment and public accommodation. Learn
more about non-discrimination laws here. Now is
the time to add our voices to make long overdue inclusions to federal law.
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