Gorsuch has a consistent record of sanctioning legal harms done to marginalized communities. His legal decisions and the constitutional conservatism underpinning them have shown little regard for those who are not white, male, cisgender, heterosexual, or Christian.
In the first one hundred days of this administration, progressive people of faith have organized and mobilized across the country in unprecedented ways.
Transgender people, like all other people, are human beings, created in the image of God, deserving of dignity and justice because of who they are, not in spite of it.
Repealing the ACA and defunding Planned Parenthood would be catastrophic to millions of people, disproportionately affecting poor people, people of color, and LGBTQ people.
A number of US Jewish and Muslim faith leaders have joined a legal brief defending anti-discrimination protections for transgender kids. A total of 1800 faith leaders and a string of religious groups joined the brief, including from both Muslim and conservative Jewish groups. Their brief attacks any ‘religious freedom’ justification for allowing discrimination.
More than 1,800 religious leaders threw their support behind a transgender student’s Supreme Court case on Thursday. They argue that equal treatment for transgender individuals, like Virginia teen Gavin Grimm, does not threaten religious liberty. It’s about “fundamental human dignity,” they say. The Religious helped organize the brief submitted by religious leaders in this case.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings are the lead signers on an amicus brief filed March 2 by 1,800 clergy and religious leaders in a U.S. Supreme Court case involving transgender-bathroom use policies. The brief was organized by the Religious Institute with Freedom for All Americans and […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2017 Angela Dallara | firstname.lastname@example.org | 646.430.3925 Nearly 2000 Clergy, Faith Leaders Sign Amicus Brief in Support of Transgender Protections WASHINGTON – Today more than 1,800 clergy and religious leaders signed a friend-of-the-court brief in Gloucester County School Board v. GG, the first-ever case on transgender rights to go before […]
Jamie Bruesehoff speaks from her faith about raising a transgender daughter and why her family is among the people of faith supporting Gavin Grimm. She writes, “God does not love our daughter in spite of her gender identity. God did not put her in the wrong body. This is who she has always been, who […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Drew Konow, email@example.com, 203-222-0055 Religious Institute Releases Statement from People of Faith in Support of Planned Parenthood Statement urges Congress to abandon attempts to deny funds for Planned Parenthood, calls for access to health care, lifts up values of love of neighbor and care for the vulnerable. March 1, 2017—Today, people […]