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March 29, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — Liberals often accuse conservatives of undermining the electoral process. They cite state voter ID laws, security protocols, and other reasonable restrictions as “proof” of efforts to disenfranchise minorities and the poor. They forever portray themselves as defenders of the ballot box.
However, leftists often project onto the right what they are doing. The recent passage of HR 1 in the House of Representatives smashes the ballot box it claims to save. Never will a piece of legislation do more harm to voting integrity than this bill, shamefully misnamed the “For the People Act of 2021.”
The 800-page monster bill is working its way to the Senate, where only the precarious filibuster stands in its path. Should it pass, the Democrats have all the tools they need to ensure that they will never lose federal power through the ballot box. Every questionable electoral practice criticized in the 2020 elections will be enshrined in law.
This is a revolution, not reform. This bill will help transform America into a socialist nation with no turning back.
The many reasons that make HR 1 detestable
There are many reasons to hate HR 1. It is a wish list of everything on the liberal agenda regarding the vote.
The Act takes away the states’ constitutional rights to regulate their electoral procedures. It will permanently put everything in the hands of an all-powerful central government.
The bill mandates universal mail-in balloting and will require states to wait ten days after the election date for any outstanding ballots to arrive. Such measures facilitate election manipulation and create electoral chaos by prolonging the contests needlessly.
The bill will gut the popular voter ID laws passed by thirty-five states as a condition for voting. Thus, it opens up opportunities for voter fraud since there is no meaningful way to ensure voters are who they say.
States will be forced to automatically extend voter registration to millions of illegal migrants when they use government agencies like motor vehicle departments, welfare offices, and university enrollments. Other provisions prevent officials from questioning qualifications and ban enforcing legal penalties on those who vote illegally.
HR 1 mandates “secured and clearly labeled drop boxes” in every county where absentee ballots can be placed. This would facilitate “ballot harvesting” where individuals could collect mail-in ballots, fill them in, and dump them anonymously into the drop boxes.
These reasons and many others prompted 20 Republican attorneys general to write a letter in which they say, “It is difficult to imagine a legislative proposal more threatening to election integrity and voter confidence.”
What’s behind HR 1
These provisions are bad enough. It is all part of a plan in which the present Congress will take advantage of House and Senate majorities to ram through bills that will restructure American life and take away freedoms.
However, the mentality behind the bill is much worse. This fight is not only about political alignments, maneuvers or even agendas. It reflects a profound mindset shift in significant sectors of the American public that can no longer wait for society to conform to their radical desires. Hence comes the will to impose these changes during this window of opportunity regardless of the consequences.
The left’s polarization has now reached the point that political structures and procedures once deemed sacred must be sacrificed to the idol of extreme ideology. The “woke” left considers the time-tested state rules that have long assured the ordered conduct of elections to be oppressive and even “racist.” For the left’s ideology to prevail, states’ constitutional role in running their own elections must go.
States’ voting laws must be overturned because they harbor “systemic” injustice. They impose minimum voting standards, disqualifying those who do not meet the requirements. They ask voters to make an effort to register, identify themselves, and go to the polls as part of their civic duty.
For generations, this was considered patriotism. Today’s left wants to abolish the most legitimate standards for voting: being an adult; bona fide residence in the county where registering; even proof of U.S. citizenship. No. All must vote, even if they lack proper qualifications.
The so-called 'Equality Act' contains deadly poison for Christian democracy in the United States. And, its harmless-sounding name tries to hide this insidious reality.
But, unfortunately, Pelosi and company have JUST PASSED this morally repugnant bill in the US House of Representatives.
Pro-life and pro-family organizations, as well as Christian churches and the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and freedom-loving groups everywhere, are now sounding the alarm.
Wake up, America, this is RED ALERT time!
This petition, therefore, calls on every US Senator to vigorously oppose and reject this bill.
Yes, it's THAT important.
The bill has nothing to do with "equality," or with extending the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which is how it is being touted by the leftists in the mainstream media.
It is, rather, one of the MOST EXTREME anti-life, pro-LGBT indoctrination bills ever proposed.
It has been described as a short-list of the worst possible elements of the Radical Left's agenda in Congress...and, REMEMBER, it has just passed the House!
We need to tell all US Senators, in no uncertain terms, that WE WILL NOT ACCEPT this outrageous attack on our freedoms and on life, itself!
SIGN AND SHARE THIS URGENT PETITION, TODAY!
And, after you have signed this petition, please CLICK HERE to DIRECTLY CONTACT YOUR U.S. SENATORS, and tell them to oppose this assault on our freedoms of thought, speech, conscience and religion.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Below are some of the devastating critiques of 'Equality Act,' leveled by some of the best conservative, Christian minds in the country.
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council (FRC), has written that the 'Equality Act' will include, "the largest expansion of taxpayer-funded abortion this country has ever seen.”
"Under this big new umbrella of 'discrimination,'" continued Perkins, "any American who doesn’t want to fund, offer, perform, or participate in abortion on demand will have no real choice. They can conform — or they can be punished."
"Every wall that’s been built between abortion and the government would come crashing down, including the Hyde Amendment, the pro-conscience Weldon Amendment, and several international barriers that keep our country from exporting abortion."
ON CHRISTIANITY, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM and LGBT INDOCTRINATION:
Lloyd Marcus, of the American Thinker publication, has written about the 'Equality Act' in the following terms:
"LGBTQ enforcer and homosexual Democrat congressman David Cicilline is sponsor of the Equality Act. Cicilline's evil bill is the most aggressive assault on our constitutional religious liberties in U.S. history...If the Equality Act becomes the law of the land, every outrageous, tyrannical demand [of LGBTQ activists/enforcers] will become reality."
And, Liberty Counsel Action, a law and policy education, training and advocacy organization which, among other things, advances religious freedom, the sanctity of human life, and the family has extensively criticized the 'Equality Act'.
On their webpage, dedicated to analyzing the 'Equality Act', which you can access below, Liberty Counsel Action state: "The 'Equality' Act' elevates 'sexual orientation and gender identity' to the same protected category as race. It will violate the religious freedom of Americans in numerous ways."
The go on to list the areas of life which this will affect: "It will impact all employers, including religious and non-profit organizations; contractors; houses of worship; public, private, and religious schools; curriculum; bathrooms; sports; daycare providers; shelters; hospitals; places of gatherings; entertainment providers; counselors; foster care and adoption; biological parents; landlords; anywhere providing a “good, service, or program,” including those advertised online; transportation drivers; and all local, state, and federal entities and many other areas."
And, as they note: "[T]here is NO RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION to this bill!"
Taking into account all of these potential threats to Christian democracy, Life and religious freedom, it is easy to see how the so-called 'Equality Act' has been called a "poison pill."
It is imperative that the US Senate vigorously reject this bill, AND EXPOSE IT FOR WHAT IT REALLY IS.
Please SIGN this urgent petition, TODAY!
The following links will take you to more information about the 'Equality Act'
The House version of the so-called 'Equality Act' (HR 5): http://lc.org/PDFs/Attachments2PRsLAs/2019/031819EqualityActHR5.pdf
Liberty Counsel Action's full analysis of the so-called 'Equality Act': https://www.lcaction.org/HR5 and https://lc.org/newsroom/details/022421-equality-act-guts-religious-freedom-1
LifeSiteNews opinion and analysis of the so-called 'Equality Act':
The electoral process changes contemplated by HR 1 pave the way for massive vote harvesting. Undoubtedly, this favors a determined electoral outcome: the left’s eternal grip of the reins of power.
Not reform, but revolution
Thus, HR 1 should be exposed for what it is. It is a revolution that will destroy what remains of representative government. It will make radical and permanent changes to the electoral process. It must be opposed with all possible vigor.
Some see the ramming through of HR 1 as a sign of political strength on the part of the left. However, it is a sign of weakness. The left’s precarious majority should dictate caution. However, the left knows its message is not popular and is willing to gamble away its political capital to ram through its program. It is ready to break the political process in its effort to risk all. Sooner or later, the left — and America — will pay the consequences of its rashness.
HR 1 and other legislative measures in the works make it clear that the left is breaking down the system. And its radical followers do not care. The “For the People Act of 2021” is not for the people. It is for the destruction of the nation.