3 "Hostile" Witnesses Expose HR 5

May 24, 2019

I'm excited because we're gathered more than 44,000 signatures on a petition against the so-called "Equality Act." This dangerous legislation is a wholesale assault on our precious First Amendment liberties. That's why we will continue to petition the Senate to kill the bill in coming days.

You're a true friend of freedom and I'm grateful you are aware of this overt assault on freedom. But our records indicate you have yet to sign our "Stop the Attack on Religious Liberty" petition against HR 5.

Will you do so today?

Go here now to sign the "Stop the Attack on Religious Liberty" petition against HR 5.

Together, we can and must defeat this bill--the single greatest threat to religious liberty in our lifetime. Let me give you more evidence for that claim below...-Mat.

If you have any lingering doubt as to whether the so-called "Equality Act," HR 5, is in fact a grave threat to freedom, we have yet more evidence. And it comes from three unlikely sources . . .

The New York Times, HR 5's openly homosexual House chief sponsor, and a radical lesbian feminist each have surprising things to say about this toxic legislation.

Together, the shocking words of these three "hostile" witnesses point in just one direction. The fraudulently misnamed "Equality Act" is, in fact, an LGBT wrecking ball to our freedom, to social order, and to the rights of women.

Which is why Liberty Counsel is fighting tooth and nail to defeat this dreadful assault on liberty. It passed the House last Friday with unanimous Democrat support. Now it's officially in the Senate where we must stop it cold.

Will you help us wage this fight on Capitol Hill and stand with us as we defend liberty, life and the family in courts across America?

To accomplish that, I am asking you to do two TWO things. First, please add your name to the "Stop the Attack on Religious Liberty" petition against HR 5.

And, second, please give now to help Liberty Counsel defend your freedom on Capitol Hill and in courtrooms nationwide.

+  +  Three "hostile" witnesses expose HR 5's poisonous impact...

First, the New York Times which, I don't need to tell you, is "all-in" for the LGBT agenda. It published this about HR 5, the intentionally misnamed "Equality Act":

The legislation, which amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964, prohibits discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in both the public and private sectors....It explicitly states that individuals cannot be denied access to a locker room or dressing room on the same basis.

In other words, biological males who claim to be women MUST be given access to women's restrooms, dressing rooms, locker rooms, etc.

And this applies to churches, as well as to religious employers, organizations and colleges. They, too, must allow men who claim to be women into women's previously private spaces.

That's because there is NO religious exemption in the so-called "Equality Act." Instead, LGBT rights trample your First Amendment freedom under this dangerous bill.

As Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the openly homosexual House sponsor of the "Equality Act," announced:

We cannot allow claims of religious freedom to be used to discriminate against an LGBT individual.

Put another way: LGBT rights trump yours under HR 5. The best word for that, by the way, is not "equality," but "tyranny."

But there's more. And it's chilling. Julia Beck, a self-described radical lesbian feminist, testified in April before the House Judiciary Committee about the social chaos ahead if HR 5 becomes law. If that happens, Beck said...

  • Male rapists will go to female prisons and will likely assault female inmates, as has already happened in the UK.
  • Female survivors of rape will be unable to contest male presence in women's shelters.
  • Men will dominate women's sports; girls who would have taken first place will be denied scholastic opportunity.
  • Women who use male pronouns to talk about men may be arrested, fined, and banned from social media platforms.
  • Girls will stay home from schools when they have their periods to avoid harassment by boys in mixed-sex toilets.
  • Girls and women will no longer have a right to ask for female medical staff or intimate care providers, including elderly or disabled women who are at serious risk of sexual abuse.
  • Female security officers will no longer have the right to refuse to perform pat-down or intimate searches of males who say they're female.
  • And women undergoing security checks will no longer have the right to refuse having those searches performed by men claiming a feminine identity.

The so-called "Equality Act" is a real and present danger to America--and to your freedom. And Liberty Counsel is making every effort to defeat this pernicious measure in the Senate where 46 members, including one Republican, have already signed on as co-sponsors.

That's why I'm asking for your urgently needed help now. 

Will you financially partner with Liberty Counsel to protect freedom and help us fight the radical LGBT movement in Congress and the courts?

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And we're defending life, liberty and the family in court against Planned Parenthood, the ACLU, the Southern Poverty Law Center and many others.

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Thank you for taking immediate action!

Mat Staver

Found and Chairman
Liberty Counsel