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Heritage Action for America, a conservative advocacy group, is calling on Congress to reject two District of Columbia Council bills, which, the group argues, infringe upon religious liberty. It is the first time the group has weighed in on a District initiative.
“The D.C. government is forcing religious organizations and employers to choose between upholding their beliefs or complying with a coercive government regulation that requires them to violate their beliefs and missions,” Michael Needham, the group’s CEO, said in a statement Tuesday. “Heritage Action urges Congress to use its constitutional authority to disapprove of these intrusive and flawed laws.” Full story