Legal Group Says Anti-Discrimination Bill Could Harm Innocent Children

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Where will secular society draw the line in the case of ENDA-type LGBT laws involving children? (Flickr/Kamaljith/hunnnterrr [edited])

"A mother calls Liberty Counsel after her six-year-old little girl is assaulted by a gender-confused, adult male exposing himself in the swim team locker room. Another child cries that she doesn't want to go back to school because she doesn't like sharing the bathroom with a gender-confused boy. A teacher calls after her freshmen girls' soccer team complains of a boy in the locker room."

These not-so-distant scenarios are the faces of ENDA-like legislation that is sweeping the country, says Liberty Counsel, a Christian pro-bono legal group.

ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, is a pending piece of legislation that proponents say would end sexual orientation-based discrimination in the workplace.

But according to Liberty Counsel, the legislation is a guise for a different agenda.

"ENDA singles out and targets childhood innocence. No one wants discrimination, least of all against children," the legal group stated in a press release.

The argument seems to be that such legislation inevitably leads to the public acceptance of transgenderism, homosexuality and other forms of sexual deviancy, regardless of age—including childhood.

President Obama is reportedly planning to sign an executive order to add ENDA protection to employees of federal contractors.

Thus, Liberty Counsel is encouraging its members to speak up and debunk the "ENDA myth":

"Tell your family and neighbors that ENDA hurts children. Encourage members of Congress to speak up on this issue. Thank House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for standing steadfast against the assault on childhood," continued the press release.

"Exemptions for religious people are not broad enough. They do not protect children from gender-confused adults."

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