Content Filed Under: Conservatives Against Discrimination

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Conservatives Respond to Equality Act Senate Hearing

By Communications Team • March 17, 2021, 2:23 pm Opponents of LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections are spreading misinformation. Thankfully, numerous Republican and conservative voices are stepping up to set the record straight. Carlos Curbelo, former U.S. Congressman: "Safeguarding religious freedom is not at odds with protecting gay and transgender people from discrimination in their daily lives..."
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Why Conservatives Support Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

Standing against discrimination is consistent with the conservative values of individual freedom and hard work.
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Conservative Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Support for Federal LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws

By Lola Olateju • February 26, 2021, 3:26 pm Momentum for LGBTQ equality is at a record-high. More than eight in 10 Americans favor a federal LGBTQ nondiscrimination law, including 68 percent of Republicans.
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Conservatives Against Discrimination Applauds President Biden’s Order Rescinding Transgender Military Ban

By Communications Team • January 25, 2021, 1:05 pm President Joe Biden issued an executive order revoking President Donald Trump’s policy banning transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. military. The ban drew widespread condemnation from prominent Republicans, including Senators and members of Congress
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Republican Cynthia Coffman, Former Colorado Attorney General, Shares Journey Toward Supporting LGBTQ Protections

By Adam Polaski • November 12, 2020, 9:54 am As a Republican who’s worked toward building communities where all LGBTQ people can thrive, Cynthia Coffman has had a front-row seat to how many of her fellow conservatives have journeyed toward supporting dignity and respect for all LGBTQ Americans.
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Republican Lawmakers and Leaders Submit Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Case of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • September 18, 2020, 5:04 pm Dozens of current and former Republican elected officials and other conservative thought leaders even spoke directly to the justices through a “friend-of-the-court” brief making the conservative case for LGBTQ freedom.
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The Supreme Court could soon implement a broad right to discriminate.

By Megan Clayton • August 20, 2020, 4:22 pm Fulton v. City of Philadelphia will impact the lives of nearly half a million foster children. Thousands of conservatives, businesses and community leaders are speaking out.
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North Dakota’s GOP governor criticizes his party’s anti-LGBT resolution

The Hill • July 24, 2020, 3:41 pm North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum (R) on Thursday slammed an anti-LGBT resolution that was passed by a majority of the state's Republican Party delegates earlier this year, calling it "hurtful and divisive" after a top GOP official also apologized for the language.
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On L.G.B.T.Q. Rights, a Gulf Between Trump and Many Republican Voters

The New York Times • June 17, 2020, 3:42 pm As more Republicans say they support at least some L.G.B.T.Q. protections, President Trump and party leaders continue to stand in opposition and particularly target transgender Americans.
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A historic decision just came down from the Supreme Court. Here’s what it means for LGBTQ freedom:

By Megan Clayton • June 16, 2020, 10:20 am This is big. It’s a watershed moment for our community, and for our nation’s continued drive toward freedom. But we still need to finish the job of protecting every LGBTQ American from discrimination.
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Key GOP senators have no qualms with Supreme Court’s decision to ban LGBTQ discrimination in the workplace

CNN • June 15, 2020, 3:46 pm "I don't think people should be discriminated against, specifically, I don't think someone should lose his or her job because they're gay. So I like the result," said Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio.
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(Not) Losing My Religion: People of Faith Advocating for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Shane Stahl • April 10, 2020, 2:53 pm People of all faith backgrounds are opening their hearts and minds to their LGBTQ friends, and standing firmly in favor of comprehensive nondiscrimination protections. 
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FFAA’s New Year’s Resolution: Continue the Fight For Nondiscrimination Protections in the Next Decade

By Shane Stahl • December 30, 2019, 4:27 pm As we approach the new year, how do we keep the momentum going towards our ultimate goal of securing nondiscrimination protections for all LGBTQ people, in all areas of life, in every state across the country? Here’s a list of FFAA’s New Year’s Resolutions – ways to help move us forward in 2020:   

Colorado Conservative Rallies Support for Protecting LGBTQ People from Discrimination

December 20, 2019, 1:59 pm “You cannot be conservative without being an advocate for equality. Supporting equality is not just a tenet of being a conservative – it’s a tenet of our entire constitutional framework."

Conservative Woman in Florida Recounts Facing Employment Discrimination Just After Coming Out as Transgender

November 21, 2019, 1:15 pm Erin is now standing up in court to defend her freedom against employment discrimination. And as a lifelong conservative Republican, she’s now speaking out with Conservatives Against Discrimination.
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