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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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Illinois human rights agency says evidence of anti-gay prejudice at Exxon

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Exxon-Mobil
The Illinois Department of Human Rights says there's evidence of discrimination at an Exxon Mobil Corp. facility in the state following a gay rights group's hiring complaint. [...]

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Arkansas lawmaker proposes ban on local LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination laws

Monday, February 2, 2015
Bart Hester
An Arkansas lawmaker has proposed barring local governments from making it illegal to fire someone or evict them based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. [...]

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Oregon bakery discriminated against gay couple, hearing set to determine damages

Monday, February 2, 2015
Sweet-Cakes
A hearing is scheduled in March to determine how much in damages two Oregon bakers owe a lesbian couple for refusing to bake them a wedding cake in 2013. [...]

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ExxonMobil adds LGBT protections to employment, harassment policies

Friday, January 30, 2015
ExxonMobil
ExxonMobil has reversed its longstanding opposition to LGBT employment protections, adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the company's non-discrimination policies on employment and workplace harassment. [...]

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Va. House panel kills bill that would have allowed widespread LGBT discrimination

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Bob Marshall
A Virginia legislative panel has killed a so-called “conscience clause” bill that would have allowed widespread discrimination against the LGBT community under the guise pf religious freedom. [...]

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Former Ford worker says he was fired for his anti-gay religious beliefs

Thursday, January 29, 2015
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A former contractor at Ford Motor Company says he was fired for expressing his religious beliefs when he criticized the automotive company for supporting its LGBT workers. [...]

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Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin refuses to take position on LGBT discrimination

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Gov. Mary Fallin (R-Okla.)
Gov. Mary Fallin won't say whether she thinks Oklahoma businesses should be allowed to discriminate against gay people. [...]

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Va. Senate panel advances bill to bar LGBT discrimination in public employment

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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A Virginia Senate committee voted Monday to prohibit discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. [...]

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Some California judges with ties to Boy Scouts question ban

Monday, January 26, 2015
gay pride scouts
The California Supreme Court's unanimous decision to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts and other youth groups that discriminate against gays comes against the wishes of some jurists with ties to scouting. [...]

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