By Beth Stoneburner
Never one to miss an opportunity to remind us how much he despises civil rights, evangelist Franklin Graham took to Facebook to express his utter dismay over the Supreme Court’s recent 6-3 decision saying sex discrimination laws apply to gay and transgender people.
I believe this decision erodes religious freedoms across this country. People of sincere faith who stand on God’s Word as their foundation for life should never be forced by the government to compromise their religious beliefs. Christian organizations should never be forced to hire people who do not align with their biblical beliefs and should not be prevented from terminating a person whose lifestyle and beliefs undermine the ministry’s purpose and goals.
As a Bible-believing follower of Jesus Christ, my rights should be protected. Even if my sincerely held religious beliefs might be the minority, I still have a right to hold them. The same holds true for a Christian organization. These are the freedoms our nation was founded on.
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