Project Blitz is a coordinated effort by Christian Nationalists to shape state law using a distorted definition of “religious freedom” to undermine LGBTQ equality, attack access to reproductive healthcare, and push a false narrative that the United States was founded as a Christian nation.
So far this year, more than 75 Project Blitz-related bills—including measures that attack LGBTQ people, undermine access to reproductive healthcare, and attempt to inject religion into public schools—were introduced in state legislatures across the nation.
Project Blitz in the Media
Since launching BlitzWatch last year, more media outlets are exposing the work of Project Blitz and its supporters. State legislation attacking civil rights protections for LGBTQ people, access to reproductive healthcare, and public education is part of a coordinated campaign by Project Blitz-aligned advocacy groups and should be covered as such.
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Aimee Maddonna, 34, a South Carolina mother of three, was turned away by a state-funded foster care agency because she is Catholic.
Maddonna went to Miracle Hill Ministries in Greenville, the state’s largest foster care outlet, asking to volunteer in hopes of one day becoming a foster parent. But the initial screening was cut short after she was asked the name of her church.
"Project Blitz" unveiled: Here's the long-term plan aimed at maximizing the Christian right's power and influence.
Many of the bills on The Christian Right’s agenda are making news; some have passed key legislative committees or whole state legislative chambers, and some have already been signed into law. But what reporters, activists, and most legislators don’t realize is that many of these bills draw from an unusual package of 20 model bills included in a report assembled by a coalition of Christian Right groups for an initiative they call “Project Blitz.”