In a recent survey of Americans regarding attitudes about LGBTQ civil rights and religious freedom three points strongly came through.
- Most Americans favor LGBTQ civil rights.
- Most Americans favor protections for religious freedom.
- Most Americans favor a bipartisan solution to LGBTQ rights and religious freedom.
The numbers supporting the roadmap to bi-partisan legislation:
When asked Americans show strong support for LGBTQ Civil Rights:
- Equal access to health care: 78%
- Services provided by government such as homeless shelters: 75%
- Protection against employment discrimination: 75%
- Protection from housing discrimination: 75%
- Protection from discrimination in banking and financial services: 75%
- Public accommodations should be equally accessible: 74%
- Protection against discriminate regarding jury service: 73%
Support for religious freedom is also strong:
- Religious schools should not lose educational accreditation: 75%
- All employers should reasonably accommodate religious needs: 64%
- Individuals should have the right to privacy in restrooms, showers, and similar facilities: 60%
- Religious schools should be able to have religious codes of conduct: 55%
- Religious schools should not be denied tax-exempt status based on their beliefs about marriage and sexuality: 54%
- Religious properties should not be regulated like places of public accommodation: 52%