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Indiana Senate panel advances religious freedom bill to allow anti-gay discrimination

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Indiana state capitol in Indianapolis.
A GOP-led Senate committee pushed through a contentious proposal critics say would allow people and businesses to cite their religious beliefs in refusing services for same-sex weddings. [...]

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Arkansas lawmaker’s gay brother speaks out on bill to ban LGBT rights ordinances

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Donald Collins (left) and Arkansas state Rep. Charlie Collins.
The openly gay brother of an Arkansas state lawmaker is speaking out over his brother's vote in favor of a bill that would prohibit LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances local municipalities. [...]

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Attempts fail to bring tabled LGBT rights bills to Montana Senate, House floors

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
J. Stephen Conn
Democrats on Monday tried unsuccessfully to "blast" four tabled bills to the Senate and House floors, including one that would ban discrimination against LGBT Montanans. [...]

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Arkansas House passes two bills critics say would sanction LGBT discrimination

Friday, February 13, 2015
Arkansas
A pair of bills that opponents say would sanction discrimination against LGBT individuals have passed the Arkansas House. [...]

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Nebraska bill to ban LGBT discrimination will move to Legislature

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Nebraska
Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha said Thursday that he will not try to pull the measure back into its committee, but will revisit his concerns when it's debated on the floor. [...]

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Arkansas House panel advances bill to ban LGBT anti-discrimination ordinances

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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An Arkansas municipality's effort to protect its gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents from discrimination would be nullified under a bill presented by the town's state representative on Wednesday. [...]

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Nebraska Senator wants LGBT discrimination bill returned to committee

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Bob Krist
A Nebraska lawmaker who voted to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is trying to pull the proposal back into committee. [...]

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Nebraska bill banning LGBT workplace discrimination advances

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln.
A bill that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity will be debated on the floor of the Nebraska Legislature. [...]

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Wyoming Senate approves bill to prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
wyoming
The Wyoming State Senate voted Tuesday to approve a bill to outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. [...]

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Arkansas Senate OKs bill to prohibit local LGBT anti-discrimination ordinances

Monday, February 9, 2015
Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock.
The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation that would bar local governments from making it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. [...]

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