Testimony against HB 500 (which would discriminate against transgender kids in athletics)

This is what I said this morning in committee. After hearing considerable testimony against this bill, the committee voted along party lines to send it to the House. My name is Marci Glass, and I am the pastor of Southminster Presbyterian Church on the Boise bench. I am here to urge you to vote against…

Voices of Faith in Support of Add the Words

In a recent op-ed, Senator Brent Hill argued against adding the words “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” to Idaho Human Rights codes, unless people can be exempted from human rights for religious reasons. He said: “the only viable solution is a balanced approach” and we should be “seeking fairness rather than unilateral advantage”. With language…