Satanic Temple of Detroit demands groups who discriminate on religious grounds post warning signs


Originally posted at Eclectablog.

Amy has been doing a terrific job of letting the world know how regressive our state is becoming with regard to the use of religious beliefs to deny health care, adoption, and other services based on the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Michigan. What's not often mentioned is the humiliation that is endured by those who are faced with this discrimination when they are told they aren't good enough to receive the service they are looking for. This humiliation compounds what are often life and death situations.

The Satanic Temple of Detroit has a solution to this problem that would allow those being discriminated against to avoid this assault on their dignity: force businesses and organizations to post their discrimination policies publicly. They have a petition asking for this language to be added to the RFRA legislation:

  • March 17, 2015