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

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (3 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

LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill Dies Quick Death In Utah Legislature

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (2 years ago)

A bill prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity died in the Utah Senate before it even could even come to a vote: Senate President Wayne Niederhauser (R-Sandy) said yesterday he wouldn’t bring SB 26... Read Post

WV Senate Approves Bill Protecting Gays from Discrimination

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (6 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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