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

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (11 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

OK Rep. Sally Kern Pulls 'License to Discriminate' Bill, Keeps Other Two Bills Targeting Gay

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (yesterday)

Oklahoma Representative Sally Kern, who on more than one occasion has compared gays to terrorists, has withdrawn her bill that would have allowed Oklahoma businesses to refuse service to any LGBT individual or organization, AKOR rep... Read Post

Virginia House Subcommittee Kills Anti-gay 'License to Discriminate' Bill

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (yesterday)

A bill that would have allowed religious-based discrimination against gays failed to pass a Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee Thursday, the Washington Blade reports: House Bill 1414, which state Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince Wi... Read Post


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