Saturday, April 11, 2009

'Gay Rights' Winning, Loss of Religious Liberty Documented

Washington Post writer demonstrates it's a "zero sum" game: Winning homosexual 'rights' means Christians must lose freedom of religion

UPDATE 9/16/09:  Chai R. Feldblum, Pres. Obama's EEOC appointee, says "gay rights" must prevail over religious liberty

UPDATE 7/26/13: Gay Agenda Ends Christian Liberty, Says Senator Ted Cruz

-- From "Faith Groups Increasingly Lose Gay Rights Fights" by Jacqueline L. Salmon, Washington Post Staff Writer 4/10/09

Faith organizations and individuals who view homosexuality as sinful and refuse to provide services to gay people are losing a growing number of legal battles that they say are costing them their religious freedom.

The lawsuits have resulted from states and communities that have banned discrimination based on sexual orientation. Those laws have created a clash between the right to be free from discrimination and the right to freedom of religion, religious groups said, with faith losing. They point to what they say are ominous recent examples . . . [Read the entire article for the impending loss of freedom in America.]

But gay groups and liberal legal scholars say they are prevailing because an individual's religious views about homosexuality cannot be used to violate gays' right to equal treatment under the law.

Twelve states now offer some form of same-sex marriage or same-sex partner recognition. Twenty states -- including Maryland -- and more than 180 cities and counties, including the District, ban discrimination against gays, according to the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights group. Virginia bans it against state employees.

Battles are increasingly including private businesses.

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To read the myriad evidence of the above, click the labels below for Employment, Hate Crimes, ENDA, Freedom of Religion, Gay Agenda

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