Al Mohler: ‘Govt must not punish those who uphold traditional marriage’

Aug 5, 2022 by

from The Christian Institute:

More than 80 groups have called on the US Senate Minority Leader to uphold the religious freedom of Americans to act in accordance with their belief that marriage is between a man and a woman.

Christian leader Dr Albert Mohler, and 82 other heads of organisations, signed religious liberty group Alliance Defending Freedom’s (ADF) letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell against the so-called Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404).

Under the legislation, activists could sue religious organisations that act in line with their belief in traditional marriage while operating on behalf of a state. For example, this could endager Christian foster care providers or businesses that provide services under contract with a state government.

‘Predatory’

The signatories said: “The truth is, while H.R. 8404 does nothing to change the status of, or benefits afforded to, same-sex marriage in light of Obergefell, it does much to endanger people of faith.”

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