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last yearLGBT / 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: GOP Introduces Bill To Legalize Anti-Gay Business Discrimination

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (last year)

In response to the lawsuits against a local florist, the Washington state GOP yesterday introduced a bill that would allow businesses to refuse any customer on the basis of "sincerely held religious beliefs." The measure would not a... Read Post

Washington State Lawmaker Introduces Gay Discrimination Bill

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (last year)

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

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

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (7 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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