5 Ways that Religious Exemptions Threaten Communities of Color

Five Reasons Why People of Color Should be Worried About Religious Exemptions

Yesterday Ebony.com published an article by the Public Rights/Private Conscience’s Associate Director of Racial Justice Kira Shepherd, which discussed five reasons communities of color should be worried about religious exemptions.  These reasons included the potential for religious objectors to use religious exemptions to justify race discrimination, the intersectional discrimination faced by LGBTQ people of color in society, and the long-standing history of the religious right using religious liberty to justify racist legislation and policies.  To read the full article, see the following link at Ebony.com:  http://www.ebony.com/news-views/religious-liberty-discrimination#axzz4BfPXd3N4