Saturday, February 27, 2021

Congress Update

Daily Digests: M 2/22 • T 2/23 • W 2/24 • Th 2/25 • F 2/26 — Prayers

Related Headlines:

House holds moment of silence as US approaches 500,000 COVID deaths

The reading of Washington's Farewell Address

Nominations confirmed: Vilsack, Thomas-Greenfield, Granholm

Equality Act, H.R. 5Bill Text The “Equality Act”: Threatening Life and EqualityGaslighting realityIs Trojan Horse for Abortion Lobbycould require physicians and nurses to perform abortions, hence Catholic Bishops OpposeSchumer and Pelosi Would Deny Americans Freedom of ConscienceWould Criminalize Objective Truth

Related House floor speeches:
• 2/23: Members spoke on H.R. 5, the Equality Act and the danger of gender identity politics
• 2/24: Rep Virginia Foxx calls out Democrats for destroying religious freedom with H.R. 5 (Full Speech) • Rep. Greene notes it would need to be struck down
• 2/25: Saying No to H.R. 5 which ‘causes discrimination

Full Floor Debate on H.R. 5, 2/25 — Highlights:
Chip Roy slams Equality Act as government forcing people to 'bow' to 'cultural elite'Full Speech
Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) opposes expansion and funding of abortion, infringement of religious libertyFull Speech
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) Speaks in Support of Conscience ProtectionsOriginal “religious garb” comment, Jordan response
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Speaks Supporting Conscience ProtectionsFull Speech
Congressman Jerry Nadler: “God’s Will is No Concern of This Congress”Full Context

House passes H.R. 5, the Equality Act (224-206) • Bill Creates “Right” to Kill Babies in Abortions, Force Americans to Fund ThemBill would impact abortion, marriage, family, gender, sports and moreThree Republicans voted in favor

COVID bill: Pelosi Kept Minimum Wage Hike in COVID-19 Relief Bill Despite Senate Parliamentarian’s Ruling • Rule Debate, Bill Text, DebateHouse Passes Aid Bill With $1,400 Checks; Focus Moves to SenateHouse Democrats Pass $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill That Forces Americans to Fund Abortions

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