GOP’s Chip Roy vows to fight the Equality Act in court
Rep. Chip RoyCharles (Chip) Eugene RoyHouse Conservatives are pushing for efforts to revive the ear tags The legislature clashes over the gun ban in the area of the Committee on Natural Resources Rep. Ron Wright dies after signing COVID-19 MORE (R-Texas) on Thursday vowed to stand before a House vote on the law against the Equality Act because it would damage religious freedom.
The Equal Opportunities Act would expand the 1964 Civil Rights Act and Fair Housing Act, adding protection for LGBTQ Americans.
Roy, who stood outside the US Capitol with members of the Conservative House Freedom Caucus, said the legislation “trampled the rights of the American people in the name of equality in the false name of equality.”
“This is a government that is using its power to tell us to bow …