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Nancy Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Undo Trump’s Most Significant Achievements

pelosi abortion first again democrats spending deal budget equalityBack in October, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told an audience at Harvard University that if the Democrats retook the House, one of her top legislative priorities would be to pass the misnamed Equality Act, a bill that would impose radical sexual ideology on the nation.

Democrats took the House, and Pelosi wasn’t bluffing. She’s now pushing a bill that would undo some of the most significant achievements of the Trump administration. Here’s how.

The Equality Act adds the phrase “sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity)” to our nation’s civil rights laws that ban discrimination on the basis of race. This means the law would suddenly treat people as racists if they dare to dissent from the left’s ideology on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Here are the major Trump victories that the Equality Act would undo.

1. The Equality Act would force employers to cover abortion, and medical professionals to perform or assist in performing abortions.

When the Obama administration tried to force this same policy in its very last months in office, a federal judge declared it unlawful. When the Trump administration came into office, the Trump Justice Department agreed with that judge and did not appeal his ruling, which placed a 50-state injunction on that regulation.

Should the Equality Act become law, this abortion policy would become the law of the land, undermining President Donald Trump’s significant pro-life record.

2. The Equality Act would force employers to pay for sex “reassignment” procedures in their health insurance plans, and require medical professionals to perform them.

Think Hobby Lobby and Little Sisters of the Poor, but only worse. If a health care plan covers mastectomies in the case of cancer, but not in the case of “reassignment,” the Equality Act would deem this illegal “discrimination.” So, too, if a doctor chooses to perform mastectomies in the case of cancer but not for sex “reassignment” purposes. That doctor would be guilty of illegal “discrimination.”

Thankfully, when the Obama administration attempted to impose this mandate, a federal judge struck it down, and the Trump administration agreed with the judge and did not appeal the ruling. Should the Equality Act become law, it would undo Trump’s policy of protecting the freedom of medical doctors to not perform “reassignment” procedures if they deem them bad medicine.

3. The Equality Act would force all schools and businesses to open their women’s bathrooms, locker rooms, showers, and sports teams to boys who “identify as” girls and to men who “identify as” women.

The Obama administration imposed this transgender mandate on schools in all 50 states, and thankfully the Trump administration reversed the misguided policy during its first weeks of office. But, should the Equality Act become law, it would override the Trump policy and would threaten the privacy, safety, and equality of women and girls across the country.

4. The Equality Act could be used to force the military to pay for “reassignment” procedures and force the military to accept recruits suffering from gender dysphoria who are not combat-ready.

The Trump administration has implemented a careful, nuanced policy that allows people who identify as transgender to serve in the military—provided they no longer suffer from gender dysphoria and serve in accordance with their biological sex. But should the Equality Act become law, this Trump policy could be deemed “discrimination.”

5. The Equality Act would force faith-based adoption agencies to either violate their conviction that every child deserves both a mother and a father or to stop serving children in need altogether.

Thankfully, the Trump administration has taken initial steps to protect adoption agencies from these misguided policies. Additional steps are needed. But if the Equality Act became law, it would force all adoption agencies in all 50 states to either violate their convictions or close their doors.

6. The Equality Act would force a variety of small business owners to violate their beliefs about marriage, sexuality, and gender.

At the state level, this has happened to bakers, florists, photographers, and even funeral home owners.

Thankfully the Trump administration has supported these small business owners as their cases proceeded through the court system. But should the Equality Act become law, it would bring the full force of the federal government against these small business owners, treating them as violators of federal civil rights law.

7. The Equality Act, in general, threatens the freedom of speech, freedom of association, and free exercise of religion rights of countless people.

Anyone who believes we are created male and female, and that male and female are created for each other, will be at risk. This means Orthodox Jews, Roman Catholics, Evangelical Christians, Latter-day Saints, Muslims, and people of no particular faith tradition but who take science seriously will be on the wrong side of federal civil rights law.

Thankfully, the Trump administration has championed freedom of speech, free exercise of religion, and the rights of conscience. All of this would be at risk should the Equality Act become law.

Reprinted with permission from - The Daily Signal - by Ryan T. Anderson

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Frank S.

Well, this is one of those times I really find myself speechless. This is yet another clear and stunning attempt by the “progressive” left to subvert traditional American values, all to garner votes (and power). I find myself more and more trying to understand what drives these people to do such harmful things to our culture and society. Though a Christian, I try not to use my religious beliefs to make my points, as any of my religious arguments are meaningless to unbelievers. But I must say, it is as if the pits of hell are being opened and the demons are being released in a final push to destroy America as we know it. We can only pray that enough American voters see through this monstrous, dare I say demonic, attempt to take power from “we the people.” Though I find much fault with Trump’s past character and life,… Read more »

Robert Sanders

The fleas are trying to kill their host. If they take this country down, they too will eventually go down too. I don’t know what country they will escape to after they destroy this one. We are the last best hope. When we go, the world goes.

Don

True, but for any of these to become law the House and Senate must pass and the President must sign. With that being said, we must not have the senate become Democrat controlled and the President must be re-elected.

Rick J.

In plain English: What a load of crap!! If this is the most pressing legislation the dems can produce it shows
why they are not capable of a leadership role. How did so many wackos get into the congress? and not
all of them are dems, Thankfully just most of them. All of us must work to return the congress back to sanity.

Brenda Blunt

Pelosi needs to retire from office. She is extremely bad for USA.

Ralph Wilson

Pelosi and the rest of the Demoncrats are morons and incompetents that don’t care about the average American CITIZEN ( YES — CITIZEN !!!!! )

Carla

As an American, I am sick of the crap the demorats are pushing ever since they lost the election!!! WTH needs to happen with the Republican leaders to force them to fight back. It’s time to take the gloves off and defend our country!!!! Trump has brought us so much hope in how we can make America great again and it has been proven with all the accomplishments he has made, even while being fought tooth and nail every single step! I have NEVER in my life seen such disrespect for the office of the POTUS, and even while loser Obama was there, nobody behaved the way they are today. I pray to God evil will be put in its place and that our country can survive all that it has been put through by the hands of the demorats!!!!

Jan crawford

THANK GOD FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP…………………………

Quinn

Diabolical disorientation.

Isaiah 5:20 –
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Steve Foster

This is leading this Nation down the path of Sodom & Gomorrah. Destruction.

mwm

Title 9 for women’s sports would be canceled out too, as men identifying as women would eliminate biological females from succeeding.

Stephen Russell

NO to Equality Act, Dems U Live the Act, we’ll watch OK, Have Fun.
Dont play 2 long in the restrooms,bad optics OK Bernie & Biden

Mari Ann Andrieux

Why is there no ‘share’ icon? This article is worth spreading around.

Eileen M. Telford

Toxic Nancy and all of her toxic followers.
We don’t give up.

Mic J Palazzolo

Good to think that Pelosi and her ilk are old and as such, shall pass away soon. The young “progressives” like
Cortez and others like her are too immature, ignorant, and constitutionally weak to create a problem for We
The People. They need to be sent to their rooms (or basement).

Alicia

Back to socialization of our COUNTRY. She has made a bloody fortune over holding this job and cheating the USA. GET RID of her and never to be in politics ever again!

Jack

It just goes to show that these people will associate with anyone to get a vote. As far as the American working class, they look on them with disgust. Unfortunately the “GimmeDats “ just about outnumber the people who do work for a living and have religious and moral values.

Bill TX3

Have you wondered where some of Pelosi’s illogical, sadistic, and ridiculous ideas come? I have given up using moral and logical arguments as an attempt to change followers and supporters of “Pelosi-types” and the socialists. Their ultimate goal is destruction of the Republic. Anybody expressing such socialist and totalitarian ideas must be voted out of office. Voter actions not words make the difference.

General Patton

Nancy Pelosi is a poster hag for insanity——–she is a cultural marxisr who hates America

Bo Dalton

It is without a doubt, Nancy Pelosi is not qualified to be speaker or even be in the Senate ! She needs to be shut down, either by Impeachment, Commitment to an Institute treating insanity or ???