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January 15, 2020

Hundreds of Faith Leaders Say “My Faith Doesn’t Discriminate” on National Religious Freedom Day

Washington, D.C. – Over 900 leaders from diverse faith traditions have signed a national petition declaring that their faith does not discriminate and that religious freedom should not be misused by people who want to discriminate against our LGBTQ neighbors and people of minority faiths.

“Our religious traditions call us to uphold the dignity of our neighbors who are targets of oppression and discrimination,” the letter states. “Religious freedom has been misused to justify denying shelter to vulnerable youth experiencing homelessness, firing dedicated employees for being married to partners of the same gender, and preventing children from being placed in secure, loving foster homes. These kinds of discrimination are not a true manifestation of religious freedom.”

January 15, 2020

GA Faith Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Reject the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Religious Freedom Day

ATLANTA, Ga. – On Thursday, January 16th at 1 p.m., a diverse group of clergy and community leaders will hold a press conference at Central Presbyterian Church underscoring the urgent need for lawmakers to reject the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and boldly call for equal protections for every Georgia resident, including members of the LGBTQ community.

Thursday is National Religious Freedom Day, marked by a presidential proclamation. This is a chance for faith communities to defend this critical freedom from being abused by acting as a cover for discrimination.  

January 07, 2020

Faith Leaders Across the Country Hold Prayer Vigils for Peace, Call for No War with Iran

Washington, D.C. -- On January 6th, faith leaders in Washington, New York, Portland, San Diego, Asheville, N.C., and other cities gathered to pray for peace and condemn the violence incited by President Trump with the reckless assassination of an Iranian military commander.

January 06, 2020

Faith Leaders Pray for Peace, Call for No War with Iran

Washington, D.C. -- On January 6th, at 6 p.m. in Lafayette Square, faith leaders will call for peace and condemn the violence that is being inflicted and incited by President Trump with the reckless assassination of an Iranian military commander. They will pray, sing and call on Congress to stop war with Iran.

January 03, 2020

Florida Evangelical Pastor Calls on President Trump to Be Faithful in his Policies

Miami, Fla. -- On January 3rd, King Jesus International Ministry, a Christian Apostolic and Prophetic megachurch in a Miami suburb, has invited President Trump to issue a full-throated retort to calls from some evangelicals for his removal of office. Another South Florida evangelical pastor issued the following response.

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