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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Civil Rights Commission: ‘Religious Freedom’ Code Words for Intolerance, Homophobia, and ‘Christian Supremacy’

(CNSNews.com) – A new report by the United States Commission on Civil Rights supports the majority on the federal commission, who say that efforts to protect religious liberty and freedom are really a way for individuals and entities to discriminate against people who don’t share their beliefs.

“The phrases ‘religious liberty’ and ‘religious freedom’ will stand for nothing except hypocrisy so long as they remain code words for discrimination, intolerance, racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, Christian supremacy or any form of intolerance,” Martin Castro, chairman of the commission, said in a statement included in the 296-page report.

“Religious liberty was never intended to give one religion dominion over other religions, or a veto power over the civil rights and civil liberties of others,” Castro said. “However, today, as in the past, religion is being used as both a weapon and a shield by those seeking to deny others equality.

Their recommendations include:

• Federal legislation should be considered to clarify that RFRA creates First Amendment Free Exercise Clause rights only for individuals and religious institutions and only to the extent that they do not unduly burden civil liberties and civil rights protections against status-based discrimination.

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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

No surprise here. Anyone involved in "civil rights" has no idea the real true meaning of religion and what it means to be a real true Christian.

Anonymous said...

They are now taking "pop shots" at the first Amendment! Your freedom of speech and what words you can and can not use along with your freedom to practice your religion as you see it! Trying to tell everyone what words or group of words mean no matter what context you use them in, in other words 'censorship" through redefining what words mean and how you can use them.

Anonymous said...

The lost and progressive ilk, prefer a Church that everybody is okay and accepted. No need for all that 'Christ died on the cross and took your place in hell ---so you could believe in Him, and have your sins forgiven. Why then don't we just start serving beer and offer up hookers between services, and while we're at it throw in some ash trays too? I know, you think what I'm saying is fantasy, and who could blame you? But here's the kicker ----you WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE for knowing the truth, and what you did with it. So again, please laugh it up, but don't laugh too hard ---salvation is a limited time offer and the clock is running. We as a nation are running out of time. Most religions now are going along with the "NEW AGE" and It is all part of the HIDDEN dangers of the rainbow and its agenda to destroy us all.

lmclain said...

Who the F thinks THEY get to alter the Constitution with some federal "legislation"??
Free speech zones, safe places, and legislation to change what the Constitution says GOD gave to us. Not any man.
I told you before.....they will not stop until the Bill of Rights is just a memory that some old people talk about....
People with rights can't be controlled that easily. And when "we, the people" start AGREEING with such abominations, the task of eliminating those rights gets MUCH easier.
The next person who brings that BS up should be marched outside and shot. If THAT is too extreme, send them on a one way trip to North Korea. Don't have to worry about any "rights" there.
Keep cheering.

Anonymous said...

What a freaking joke!! Sounds like you're one of the federal 501c 3 tax exempt status nuts that makes a living guilting people into giving ten percent of pre tax earnings and "special" offerings while you use the resources to pursue your life's interests

Anonymous said...

The UN should be destroyed. They are behind all of this hate, war, relgious attacks and social justice crap. The constitution must be destroyed before the globalist seize control and install the platform for the antichrist.

Anonymous said...

Banking families should be hunt down and wipe them out for the good of human race.

Anonymous said...

Religious freedom means freedom from Masonic Judaism (Satanism).