We stand for equality, fairness, and religious freedom. Everyone should be free to believe or not believe, but people’s religious beliefs should not be used to harm their neighbors.
Unwilling to accept the advances in LGBTQ rights, women’s equality, and reproductive health, religious extremists are asking state legislatures, Congress, and the courts for a trump card to undermine this progress. They want to use their religious beliefs as an excuse to deny healthcare, refuse to provide services, and disobey laws protecting Americans from discrimination and abuse.
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In this article from the Harvard Law and Policy Review, Americans United Associate Legal Director Alex J. Luchenitser discusses the potential impact of "religious freedom" bills designed to exempt private and public entities from anti-discrimination measures.