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Freedom for All Americans is a campaign initiative dedicated to ensuring that every American, regardless of where they live, is protected under the law from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression – without allowing overly broad and harmful religious exemptions that will encourage employers, business owners or others to choose to disregard those protections.

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FFAA Statement on Introduction of Fairness for All Act

December 6, 2019, 1:21 pm This is a pivotal moment in our community’s 50-year campaign for nationwide nondiscrimination protections, and it is proof that our efforts are succeeding. 

Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination Reaches Milestone of 350 Mayors From 50 States

November 22, 2019, 12:56 pm Today the Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination coalition announced that it has reached more than 350 mayors from all 50 states across the country. The coalition is the first coalition of its kind to bring mayors and local officials together to take concrete steps that advance LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections.

Freedom For All Americans Statement on Tonight’s Presidential Primary Debate

November 21, 2019, 12:19 am This evening, Freedom For All Americans CEO and National Campaigns Director Kasey Suffredini released the following statement on tonight’s MSNBC Democratic presidential primary debate.

Freedom For All Americans’ Statement on Virginia Elections

November 6, 2019, 10:09 am This morning, Freedom For All Americans Incoming CEO and National Campaign Director Kasey Suffredini released the following statement on last night's election in Virginia.

Freedom For All Americans Statement on Health and Human Services Rule Change Affecting LGBTQ Families And Adoption

November 1, 2019, 6:17 pm Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights announced that it will cease to enforce a federal rule that prevented federal grant recipients, including foster care and adoption agencies, from discriminating against otherwise-qualified prospective LGBTQ parents, at great harm to children waiting in state care for loving, forever homes.

Freedom For All Americans Statement on Supreme Court LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Hearings

October 8, 2019, 12:28 pm Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard three cases about LGBTQ workplace discrimination that will determine whether federal law will continue to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Freedom For All Americans’ incoming CEO and National Campaign Director Kasey Suffredini released the following statement:

Renowned LGBTQ Equality Advocate Masen Davis to Deliver Remarks at Supreme Court Rally on Tuesday

October 7, 2019, 9:25 am On October 8th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases about LGBTQ employment discrimination that will determine whether federal law will continue to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

Arizona Supreme Court Issues Limited Ruling in Religious Exemptions Case

September 16, 2019, 2:55 pm This ruling shows that the current patchwork of LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections across the country is unfair and unsustainable. All LGBTQ Americans should be able to live free from discrimination and harassment. Congress and the Supreme Court must take action.

Freedom for All Americans Announces New Incoming CEO & National Campaign Director

September 12, 2019, 11:00 am After two years marked by both significant progress and challenges for LGBTQ people, Chief Executive Officer Masen Davis will be stepping down in November. The Board has named Kasey Suffredini, FFAA’s current President of Strategy, to take the helm as CEO and National Campaign Director following Davis’ departure.

37 Prominent Conservatives File Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Support of LGBTQ Protections

July 3, 2019, 2:19 pm Today, 37 current and former Republican elected officials, political advisers, business leaders, lawyers and members of past Republican presidential administrations filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting LGBTQ employment protections.

2,000+ Signers File Nearly 50 Briefs to U.S. Supreme Court in Support of LGBTQ Protections

July 3, 2019, 1:07 pm Today more than 2,000 organizations and individuals are filing 49 friend-of-the-court briefs in three LGBTQ nondiscrimination cases arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits LGBTQ discrimination. 

More than 200 Major Businesses File Landmark Amicus Brief in Support of LGBTQ Workers

July 2, 2019, 11:04 am Today, 206 major corporations signed a friend-of-the-court brief that will be filed with the Supreme Court in a trio of cases that may determine whether LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under existing federal laws.

Supreme Court Allows Transgender-Inclusive School Policies to Stand

May 28, 2019, 12:00 pm The Supreme Court today declined to hear Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, which challenged a Pennsylvania school’s transgender-inclusive restroom policy.

HISTORIC: U.S. House Passes Comprehensive LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Legislation

May 17, 2019, 12:15 pm For the first time, a chamber of Congress passes a bill ensuring protections for LGBTQ people in virtually all areas of life

HHS Announces Federal Rule Allowing Religious Beliefs to Override Patient Care

May 2, 2019, 4:22 pm Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a new federal rule that allows health care and medical providers to determine patient care based on their religious or moral beliefs, potentially opening the door for discrimination.
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