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Yesterday, Chris Stewart, a Republican congressman from Utah, introduced the Fairness for All Act (FFA), legislation that attempts to find a balance between religious liberty and sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) laws. The FFA is a compromise bill co-sponsored by nine Congressional Republicans and offered as an alternative to the Democrat-supported Equality Act.
The FFA would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes, but also…
The FAQs: What Christians Should Know About the Fairness for All Act
“Divorce,” my grandmother told me, “is unnatural. It’s like erasing history.” My grandmother witnessed this erasure firsthand—two of her five children are divorced.
Our society has tried to make divorce easier and more comfortable, with legal changes like shortening trial separation periods or creating no-fault divorce. Some have even tried to soften the blow by rebranding divorce as “conscious uncoupling.” But ending one’s marriage will never be easy or…
Imagine a doctor who greets you and offers to come fix your kitchen sink. “No thanks,” you say. “I have a plumber for that. I’m here because I’m sick.”
Then the doctor offers to tie your shoes or make you lunch. “Thank you,” you say, “but I can manage the shoes, and I have others who can help me with lunch. I’m here to see you because I’m sick, and you are a doctor.”
As the doctor offers to paint a portrait of you, frustration wells up. What good is a doctor who avoids a doctor’s work?!
In this book, Harold Senkbeil—executive director…