The Religious Exemption In The MN Marriage Bill Only Protects A Very Few, Almost Everyone's Rights Will Be Lost

By: Curtis Ophoven 0 Comments   5/9/2013

As the legislators prepare to vote in the house on the MN redefining marriage bill today, Prof. Teresa Collett exposes the lie that religious freedoms are protected in the gay "marriage" bill.

This bill is not about giving freedoms, its about taking freedoms away.  It does not create equality, it creates inequality. It opens the door for hundreds of lawsuits against anyone that does not believe that marriage should be between a father and a mother. 

There is no provision to protect businesses or employers or private schools or religious organizations or hospitals even if they were started by religious organizations. 

The religious exception is only for "houses of worship" or a religious organization defined by a previous very narrow definition or an educational organization that is owned or governed by a church - of which many are not. 

The bill also does not protect individuals from their employers who may not agree with their personal or religious beliefs about marriage.  This bill will allow individuals to be harassed, discriminated against and/or terminated from their jobs.

This bill is an attack on religious freedoms, which is suppose to be protected by the US Constitution.  This bill will allow almost everyone in MN to be discriminated against because of their religious convictions.

Here is the video of Prof. Teresa talking about the bill:

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