When a same-sex couple is denied service because of their sexual orientation, that harms their dignity, making them feel as if they are second-class citizens. No one should feel that the government that is supposed to represent them values them less than others.
Six years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling, marriage equality is widely accepted and most objections to it have faded into the background. A few Christian nationalist groups are still making noise about it, but most Americans have moved on.
“The Do No Harm Act will protect and restore our country’s founding principle of religious freedom – that everyone should be free to practice their religion or no religion at all, as long as they do not harm others," said Rachel Laser, President and CEO of Americans United.