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Bill Would Expand Anti-Bias Law To Gays

Associated Press - March 12, 2014 5:53 am

A Kansas House Democrat has drafted a new proposal to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kansas City Rep. Louis Ruiz presented his proposal Tuesday during a meeting of the House Federal and State Affairs Committee. The panel agreed to sponsor it.

Such proposals have failed to pass several times in recent years in the Republican-controlled Legislature. Expanding anti-discrimination laws to protect gays, lesbians, bisexuals and the transgendered against bias in employment, housing and public accommodations is a key goal of the gay-rights group Equality Kansas.

The bill’s introduction came a month after the House passed a “religious freedom” bill that critics said would allow widespread discrimination in the name of protecting gay-marriage opponents from fines and lawsuits.

Associated Press information from: The Lawrence Journal-World

Fuchs Mi

March 12, 2014 at 10:07 am

First of all is Ruiz here legally? Second of all these people are mutates of our society an as such deserve no more than the average citizen of our county. In my opinion they deserve less.

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