Equality Act: a Letter to the Faithful

The proposed Equality Act of 2021 (H.R. 5) forces Americans to conform to government-mandated beliefs about human sexuality that are contrary to Catholic social teaching and pose a great threat to religious freedom.

The Catholic Church teaches that each person should be treated with dignity, respect, and compassion, as each person is made in the image of God. The Equality Act claims to ban discrimination based on “sexual
orientation” and “gender identity.” However, it actually codifies discrimination against anyone with a different belief about human sexuality and forces them to conform to government-mandated beliefs about sexual orientation and gender identity under threat of criminal and financial penalties… (Read entire letter here.)

You may use the link here to contact your senators about this vital issue.