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Tell Congress: Support H.R.2802 - First Amendment Defense Act!

Support the common sense “First Amendment Defense Act” today!

The First Amendment to the Constitution is crystal clear on the issue of religious liberty in America. 

However, the recent 5 to 4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges makes immediate passage of H.R. 2802 - First Amendment Defense Act is absolutely essential. 

In argument before the Supreme Court, U.S. Solicitor General Verrilli told Justice Alito that religious institutions holding a fundamental belief in the traditional definition of marriage could very well lose their tax-exempt status if the Court voted to recognize gay marriage. 

The federal government must not be able to discriminate against individuals and institutions because of their religious beliefs. 

Millions of Americans believe, as Citizens United does, that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. The freedom to abide by religious beliefs such as this must be protected in the United States of America. 

We agree wholeheartedly with H.R. 2802’s recognition that “Protecting religious freedom from Government intrusion is a Government interest of the highest order. Legislatively enacted measures advance this interest by remedying, deterring, and preventing Government interference with religious exercise in a way that complements the protections mandated by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.” 

We must tell our Members of Congress to support laws that uphold our right to religious freedom!

Sign the petition if you support H.R. 2802 - First Amendment Defense Act and religious liberty! 

Public Comments
Mar 5th, 2017
nancy f. from Ennis, MT signed.
Sep 4th, 2016
Eugenie K. from Pasadena, CA signed.
Aug 29th, 2016
Leavy R. from Eastaboga, AL writes:
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Keep Our Rights as Our Founding Fathers Carefully worded them!
Jul 28th, 2016
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Jul 4th, 2016
EDWARD B. from Beachwood, NJ signed.
May 10th, 2016
Frankie B. from Loxley, AL signed.
Mar 30th, 2016
Josh S. from Greer, SC signed.
Mar 30th, 2016
Josh S. from Greer, SC signed.
Mar 13th, 2016
Lt Dg L. from Harpers Ferry, WV signed.
Feb 15th, 2016
Marlene L. from Jacksonville, FL writes:
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Christians have the 'right' to live out our religious beliefs. Stop wasting time and OUR money on trying to destroy us.
Dec 21st, 2015
Jimmy F. from Rockdale, TX signed.
Dec 17th, 2015
Ara T. from San Jose, CA signed.
Nov 8th, 2015
Joyce Y. from Chesterfield, VA signed.
Oct 19th, 2015
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Oct 17th, 2015
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Oct 8th, 2015
Taylor b. from Sacramento, CA signed.
Aug 26th, 2015
Michael H. from Garland, TX signed.
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Aug 20th, 2015
Lucy T. from Pearl River, NY signed.
Aug 19th, 2015
Pilar M. from Houston, TX signed.
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Pilar M. from Trenton, NJ signed.
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Jarvis W. from Deport, TX signed.
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Jarvis W. from Deport, TX signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Michael M. from Colorado Springs, CO signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Elizabeth H. from Kennewick, WA signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Cesar M. from Fairfield, CA signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Cesar M. from Fairfield, CA signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Jerry R. from San Juan Capistrano, CA signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Someone from Proctorville, OH signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
Nancy K. from Mobile, AL writes:
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Freedom of speech and freedom of religion are ours in the Constitution and should be available to ALL, not taken away because your views are not politically correct.
Aug 18th, 2015
judy c. from Little Rock, AR signed.
Aug 18th, 2015
anthony H. from Anderson, SC writes:
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We as Christians must be able to worship and believe in Jesus Christ of our own free will and accord. This nation was founded on the Christian faith and belief in God we trust I believe that God will bring this nation to it's knee's in prayer once again and we will all look up to him for his help but no one needs these other religious beliefs but they have more freedom than the citizens of America that believe in Jesus Christ to you ali must be who or what you believe in the way y'all act take up for God's people or answer to God for the mistreatment of his people
Aug 18th, 2015
Someone from Seguin, TX signed.
Aug 17th, 2015
Someone from Peachtree City, GA signed.
Aug 17th, 2015
Kathy M. from Reynoldsburg, OH signed.
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Someone from Long Beach, MS signed.
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Marc G. from Marietta, GA signed.
Aug 17th, 2015
Marilyn & Richard H. from Petaluma, CA signed.
Aug 17th, 2015
Helen V. from Martinsville, IN signed.

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