Protect Religious Freedom in Omaha

The Omaha city council recently passed an ordinance which places at risk the religious freedom of Omaha's citizen's, religious organizations, and businesses. This ordinance could force businesses run by religious organizations to operate contrary to their professed beliefs for tax purposes, could force Churches to violate the precepts of their faiths, and could force organizations that are not run by a faith, but profess religious principles (i.e. the Boy Scouts, Hobby Lobby, Chick-Fil-A) to do likewise. These are just some of the potential negative consequences of this ordinance. The ordinance itself is not directly hostile to religious freedom; however the vague, general language which it employs leaves the open possibility of frivolous lawsuits and other abuses. This petition asks the Omaha city council to reword their ordinance so that those people who choose to engage in homosexuality or trans-genderism will receive the protection they are due in the secular workplace, and at the same time the rights of religious organizations, businesses run by religious organizations, and businesses professing religious principles will not be infringed.

Links


Discussion

No comments yet.

join the discussion

Recent signatures

  • username

    best social bookmarks, Ukraine

    1 year ago Comments: xo6f1D wow, awesome article post.Much thanks again. Will read on... http://crork.com/
  • username

    social bookmarking service, Russian Federation

    1 year ago Comments: JsNJWi Hey, thanks for the article.Really thank you! Great.
  • username

    gwxqmaexao, Japan

    2 years ago Comments: I7x3ax , iqwhawvnlxbm, kirwdrdbnjyo, http://govcknaytzjc.com/
See more

Petition highlights

There are no highlights yet.