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West Virginia Republicans Hesitant To Vote For Anti-Discrimination Bill During Election Year

A bill prohibiting “landlords and companies with more than a dozen employees from discriminating against people because of their sexual orientation” has enough support from House and Senate leaders in the West Virginia legislature, but probably won’t come to a vote in this election year because Republicans do not feel comfortable supporting the measure during [...]
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West Virginia Senate Passes Gay Anti-Discrimination Bill

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (5 years ago)

"The West Virginia Senate has approved a bill that would protect state citizens from discrimination base on sexual orientation. The bill was approved by senators on Friday. The legislation must still be approved by the House, where ... Read Post

VIRGINIA: Senate Panel Rejects Bill To Protect Gays From Hiring Discrimination

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (2 years ago)

By a narrow vote of 8-7, yesterday the Virginia state Senate General Laws Committee rejected a bill to add sexual orientation to list of classes protected from discrimination in state hiring. Anti-gay groups testified that the bill ... Read Post

WV Senate Approves Bill Protecting Gays from Discrimination

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (5 years ago)

On Friday, the West Virginia senate passed a bill adding sexual orientation to the state's anti-discrimination laws: "Last year, the Senate unanimously passed similar legislation, which adds sexual orientation to West Virginia's exi... Read Post

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