In another example of government overreach, a small family farm in New York is being forced to pay a fine of $13,000 for declining to rent out their farm for a same-sex wedding due to their traditional marriage beliefs.
“The Giffords’ case illustrates the growing conflict between religious liberty rights and laws that grant special privileges based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a nation founded on limited government and religious freedom, government should not attempt to coerce any citizen, association, or business into celebrating same-sex relationships.”
Small businesses have the right to conduct business in line with their values without the government interfering. Much like Hobby lobby, the government should not impose penalties on businesses operating in accordance with their beliefs.
Conservatives need to come together to take action to show their values won’t be forgotten and to protect freedom of religion for all Americans. Download the 2nd Vote app today to start shopping your values.