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New Anti-LGBT Legislation In Mississippi Says Marriage Can Only Be Defined Between Man And Woman And That Women Can Be Fired For “Sex-Specific Standards”

Dozens of demonstrators took to the Capitol steps Tuesday during a Human Rights Campaign protest of HB1523.  Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger

House and Senate have passed HB 1523, “Religious Liberty Accommodation Act”  Allows state employees, corporations, individuals, healthcare providers, and nonprofit organizations to use religion as a justification for discrimination  In the wake of North Carolina’s outrageous legislation outlawing LGBT protections and prohibiting cities or towns from enacting stricter guidelines, newly …

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Georgia Senate Passes Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill; Mississippi House Advances Anti-Gay Legislation

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On Friday, the Republican-majority Georgia Senate passed a bill to allow legal discrimination of gays and lesbians as part of “religious freedom.”  The bill, which passed 38 to 14 along party lines, would allow for faith-based organizations to refuse service to same-sex couples. The bill, which is a hybrid of …

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