Utah, USA: State Senate Considers Anti Discrimination Bill

Written by scott on March 8th, 2013

Utah Anti Discrimination BillEven in Utah! Who knows if it will pass, but the Utah state Senate is considering a bill offering protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity. LGBTQ Nation reports:

This is the fifth consecutive year the legislation has been introduced but the first time it’s ever successfully been approved by a committee. After a 1 1/2-hour hearing where lawmakers heard testimony that was at times emotional, a Senate committee voted 4-3 to approve the bill. “This is a historic day. This has never happened before,” said Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, a co-sponsor of the legislation who in 2011 became the first openly gay person to lead a state party in Utah.

The winds of change they are a blowin’…

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