Volume 44, Issue 7, July 2019
Ten Harms of the “Equality” Act
On May 17, 2019, the United States House of Representatives passed the Equality Act by a vote of 236 to 173. This bill is touted by supporters as a necessary measure to protect individuals from unjust discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Yet, when one reads the bill it very quickly becomes evident that it goes far beyond this stated claim. There are many harms that arise from the so-called Equality Act.