H.R. 5055 Maloney Amendment Religious Freedom for Government Contractors (Roll Call 258)
The Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY-18) amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations bill prohibits federal contracts for companies who "discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity" with no religious exemption. ACU supports the free exercise of religion under the Constitution and opposed this amendment. The House passed the amendment on May 25, 2016 by a vote of 223-195.