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Utah House passes Mormon church-backed LGBT anti-discrimination bill

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Douglas C Pizac, APThe Mormon Temple spires in Salt Lake City, next to the Utah Capitol building.
The proposal earned a rare stamp of approval from the Utah-based Mormon church, and the state House voted 65-10 Wednesday night to pass it. [...]

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Utah lawmakers approve bill allowing clerks to opt-out of marrying gay couples

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Utah state capitol in Salt Lake City.
The bill requires a county clerk's office to designate someone who will marry all couples, including same-sex couples, if the clerk opts out. [...]

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Utah House panel approves LGBT anti-discrimination bill; awaits final vote

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Utah state capitol in Salt Lake City
The anti-discrimination bill was unveiled less than a week ago with the endorsement of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. [...]

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Utah Senate passes bill allowing officials to refuse to marry same-sex couples

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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The bill would allow Utah government employees to refuse to marry same-sex couples if they opt out of their right to marry anyone. [...]

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Utah House vote on LGBT anti‑discrimination bill pushed to Tuesday

Monday, March 9, 2015
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The bill protects gay and transgender people from discrimination in housing and employment, but religious organizations and their affiliates such as schools and hospitals are exempt. [...]

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Utah officials could refuse to perform marriages under new bill

Monday, March 9, 2015
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The bill would allow officials to opt out of marrying same-sex couples, but only if they give up their right to marry all couples. [...]

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Utah Senate gives speedy approval to LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Friday, March 6, 2015
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Members of the Senate voted 23-5 on Friday afternoon to give final approval to the Mormon church-backed bill, unveiled just two days earlier. [...]

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Utah Senate panel gives unanimous approval to LGBT non-discrimination bill

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Utah state capitol in Salt Lake City.
The landmark proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals has passed its first test at the Utah state Legislature. [...]

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Utah state Senate to hear Mormon-backed LGBT anti-discrimination bill

Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Religious groups and organizations would be exempt from the protections, as would Boy Scouts of America. [...]

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Utah LGBT non‑discrimination bill exempts Boy Scouts, religious groups

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Utah state capitol in Salt Lake City.
The proposal unveiled in the heavily Mormon state prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in the areas of housing and employment. [...]

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