No exceptions, no collateral defenses

Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently introduced the Equality” Act. Similar to state and local SOGI laws, it would add sexual orientation and gender identity language to federal law, jeopardizing religious institutions that teach or operate in accordance with their faith. Tellingly, it also contains no religious or conscience exemptions, and even prohibits lawsuits seeking relief under other federal laws. Every Democratic senator running for president has co-sponsored the bill.

Josh Holdenried, The Next America (emphasis added).

This raises in my mind a very strong presumption against voting for a Democrat for President next year. But Donald Trump raises in my mind a very strong presumption against voting for the presumptive Republican nominee for President next year.

I’m afraid that, once again, I’ll be facing my increasingly common quadrennial poll-watching, seeing if my state is in play,” and if so, voting for he, she or it that seems the lesser of the two electable evils.

April 25, 2019


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