By Mario Murillo. I realize this is a post from March it is reposted because this bill passed the Assembly but goes before the CA Senate this Thursday. (Please see important update at this link https://wp.me/p1vrzp-5za
This is no exaggeration. It is not the overreaction of an overly emotional preacher. I challenge you to come up with a different conclusion than I have to this proposed law. Here is what the law will do:
CA/AB 2943 will prohibit resources concerning treatment or ministry in order to reduce or eliminate same sex attraction or gender dysphoria. Essentially, conferences, counseling, teaching, books, or publications, where money is exchanged for the resource, would be prohibited.
No exchange of money can be allowed for a book that suggests recovery from same sex attraction or gender dysphoria? No conference can do so either? Oh wait, the Bible does that. And oh, yeah a Bible Conference will do that.
This is no slippery slope. This is the cliff.
This frontal assault on the Christian faith is a giant step toward outlawing Gospel preaching as hate speech. What will stop them from removing tax exemptions? What will stop them from removing the right to assemble? What will stop them from shutting down any group that doesn’t fall in line with their gender values?
Share this with every believer you know who lives in California!
If you live in California act now. Here’s what to do:
How did California get to where it could consider such an attack on the bill of rights? For one thing, deep depravity has settled into the California State Assembly. But like it or not, the other thing was the apathy and ambivalence of Pastors and believers alike. That must be a wake up call to us all.
It is hard to believe that we are seeing the attempt to pass a law to persecute Christians. But it is worse than that: California’s madness could end up punishing Christians across America. If AB2943 becomes law, it will embolden the forces in other states, who hold to these same radical views where you live, to create similar laws. IT IS TIME TO PRAY AND OBEY.