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150 Jacksonville Pastors Gather to Oppose Local Human Rights Ordinance (HRO)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2015

CONTACT: Ryan Hughes Shirley & Banister Public Affairs 703-739-5920/800-536-5920 rhughes@sbpublicaffairs.com

150 Jacksonville Pastors Gather to Oppose Local Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) Faith Leaders Urge Jacksonville City Council: Just Say No to the HRO

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC), led by John Stemberger, announced a coalition of pastors organizing to oppose the threat that the proposed Human Rights Ordinance poses to the religious liberty of churches in Jacksonville, Florida. A press conference featuring pastors, legal scholars, community leaders and advocates for religious liberty came together to speak about how the ordinance More >

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Pastors of Jacksonville’s Largest Churches Gather for Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2015 CONTACT: Ryan Hughes Shirley & Banister Public Affairs 703-739-5920/800-536-5920 rhughes@sbpublicaffairs.com

Pastors of Jacksonville’s Largest Churches Gather for Announcement Coalition of Faith Leaders to Discuss the Future of Jacksonville at February 4th Briefing

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, the Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC), led by John Stemberger, announced that a coalition of Jacksonville Faith Leaders is organizing a press conference on Thursday to discuss an issues related to religious liberty facing the city. The event will take place at the Jacksonville City Hall on Thursday, February 4th at 2:30 PM ET. More >

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JAX Action Alert: Defeat the so-called “Human Rights Ordinance”

JACKSONVILLE ACTION ALERT :

We need your help now all across Duval County to defeat the so-called Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) which would create new protected classes for the categories of sexual orientation, gender identity & gender expression (SOGI).  These laws are not needed, threaten religious liberty and are dangerous.  Mayor Curry’s recent announcement that he will not support the HRO is good news but it does not kill the proposed HRO ordinances.

3 Actions Steps You Can Take Now :

1) Plan to attend the next 3 meetings of the City Council

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ICYMI: 3 Questions Evangelicals Should Ask Donald Trump: CNN

3 questions evangelicals should ask about Donald Trump

By John Stemberger

Updated 6:47 PM ET, Tue January 5, 2016

(CNN)This column contains language that might be considered offensive to some readers.

(CNN) — We are experiencing something extraordinary in American politics: A man who has never held public office appears to have become a force of nature this election cycle, and he is achieving this, according to polls, with no small amount of support from evangelical Christians.

The really puzzling thing is that Donald Trump defies every stereotype of a candidate you would typically

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URGENT JAX ALERT: Sign Petition for Referendum on HRO

URGENT JACKSONVILLE ALERT:

Tell the City Council to Let the People Decide Whether Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Expression Should Be Added as New Protected Classes

PETITION:

As a citizen of Jacksonville, I want the City Council to allow the voters of Duval County to decide this controversial issue by referendum and not to force this “Human Rights Ordinance” upon our community by a vote of only ten members of the Jacksonville City Council.

Sign Online Petition for Immediate Action: (Preferred) HERE:

PDF Petition for Printing: More >

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CNN Politics: 3 questions evangelicals should ask about Donald Trump

By John Stemberger

Originally Published on January 5, 2016 by CNNPolitics.com (Updated Jan 6, 2016)

Editor’s Note: John Stemberger is an attorney and conservative leader based out of Orlando, Florida. He is a former political director of the Republican Party of Florida. For the past 10 years, Stemberger has served as president and general counsel of Florida Family Action. The views expressed in this column belong to Stemberger.

(CNN)This column contains language that might be considered offensive to some readers.

(CNN) — We are experiencing something extraordinary in American politics: A man who has never held public office More >

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URGENT: JAX Community Petition To Let the People of Jacksonville Decide on SOGI

URGENT COMMUNITY PETITION FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE To Let the People of Jacksonville Decide Whether SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY & EXPRESSION Should Be Added as New Protected Classes

DOWNLOAD & FILL OUT PDF PETITION HERE

or SIGN THE ONLINE PETITION HERE: HERE

BACKGROUND: The City Council of Jacksonville is currently moving  to pass  a so-called “Human Rights Ordinance” which will create new protected classes for the categories of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

These laws in other cities have been used as weapons to punish citizens for simply exercising their religious More >

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3 Questions Every Conservative Voter Should Ask Before Supporting Donald Trump

A Candidate’s Past Record is a Better Indicator of Who He Will Really be in the Future

TALLAHASSEE, FL – There is a lot to like about Donald Trump. He’s entertaining, tough, and anti-establishment. Despite these factors, are there things about Trump’s life, background and views that should give all conservatives, and especially Christian conservatives, pause or even great cause for concern? In conservative activist John Stemberger’s view, conservative voters who are considering supporting Trump should be asking themselves three important questions:

1. What is Donald Trump’s political history and voting record? 2. Do Donald Trump’s liberal More >

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Help Stop Dangerous So-Called “Human Rights Ordinance” being proposed in Jacksonville

Help Stop Dangerous So-Called “Human Rights Ordinance” being proposed in Jacksonville Jacksonville is again discussing proposed changes to city ordinance to include “non-discrimination” language (Sexual Orientation Gender Identity [SOGI] language). SOGI does not expand human rights, rather it creates legal weapons to punish Christians who are simply living out their faith in their businesses and use of private property. 

Many of these SOGI laws also involve a gross invasion of privacy and create safety and security issues by allowing fully biological men to use women’s bathrooms.  Don’t be fooled by smooth sounding names like “Human Rights Ordinances,” “Equal Rights Ordinances” and the More >

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The Anti-LGBT Earthquake from Houston: Next Target–Jacksonville

Human Rights Campaign, the DC-based LGBT attack machine, has revealed that its next target is Jacksonville.

Originally Published on DefendJaxFamilies.com

On November 3, Houston citizens repealed an unpopular LGBT law like that proposed for Jacksonville.

Despite LGBT lobbyist armies and media saturation, outraged voters struck back with an overwhelming 61-39% referendum majority.

The ordinance had created a public hazard and elevated LGBT’s to a special rights status over other citizens.

Voters, more astute than their elected masters, knew this law was a public danger – it allowed any man, claiming female gender, to enter the public More >

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