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Gay rights advocates return to Utah capitol demanding statewide protections

| Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Rick Bowmer, APTroy Williams speaks during an news conference and rally Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Protesters pushing for Utah to adopt a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting sexual and gender orientation returned to the state Capitol three weeks after they were arrested for blocking entrances to committee rooms.
SALT LAKE CITY — Protesters pushing for Utah to adopt a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting sexual and gender orientation returned to the state Capitol on Wednesday afternoon to call out lawmakers for suppressing the bill.

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Protesters calling for statewide LGBT protections arrested at Utah capitol

| Monday, February 10, 2014
Rick Bowmer, APA Utah Highway Patrol trooper informs protesters who blocked the doors to the higher education committee hearing of their arrest Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. The protesters called for a statewide anti-discrimination law that protects sexual or gender orientation.
SALT LAKE CITY — About a dozen protesters calling for a statewide anti-discrimination law that includes sexual and gender orientation protections were arrested Monday after blocking the doors to a committee meeting room at the Utah Capitol.

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Protesters block Utah governor’s office in call for statewide LGBT protections

| Monday, February 10, 2014
LGBT rights advocates  block the doors to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's main office on Monday.
SALT LAKE CITY -- About 15 protesters are blocking the doors to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's main office on Monday to call for a statewide anti-discrimination law that protect sexual or gender orientation.

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Utah anti-discrimination bill dead as lawmakers avoid LGBT-related legislation

| Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah Republican Senator pushing for a statewide anti-discrimination law says his bill appears to be dead as party leaders in the state Senate have decided to avoid legislation that may impact the state's gay marriage case.

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Utah state Senator says LGBT anti-discrimination bill should be heard

| Saturday, February 1, 2014
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SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's legal fight over same-sex marriage has nothing to do with a proposed statewide anti-discrimination ban, a state senator said Friday.

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