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2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A Washington state man called the GOP sponsors of the bill to legalize anti-gay discrimination by businesses. Via Anna Minard at Slog, here's what one office told him: During the phone calls, he says he asked staffers some variation of the question "What are rural gays supposed to do if the only gas station or grocery store for miles won't sell them gas and food?" Castro says the staffer at Hewitt's office surprised him with the answer "Well, gay people can just grow their own food.
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Washington State Lawmaker Introduces Gay Discrimination Bill

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (2 years ago)

Just months after the state legalized same-sex marriage, Washington state Sen. Sharon Brown (R-Kennewick) introduced a new bill that would allow businesses to deny service to the LGBTQ community. According the bill, businesses could... Read Post

WA Judges Step Up For Marriages

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

Via Slog blogger Dominic Holden: After learning that City Hall is fully booked for weddings on December 9, the first day gay couples can legally wed in Washington State, King County Superior Court judge Susan Craighead called this a... Read Post

Arizona GOP State Senators Call Their Votes for Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill a Mistake, Urge Veto

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (9 months ago)

Three Republican Senators are now calling on Governor Jan Brewer to veto SB 1162, the bill that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays based on their religious beliefs, ABC15 reports: Sen. Bob Worsley says he and Sens. ... Read Post


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