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Wyoming House shoots down LGBT anti‑discrimination bill

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The House on Tuesday voted 33-to-26 to reject the bill that would have prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. It had already cleared the Wyoming state Senate. [...]

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Wyoming House panel advances bill to ban LGBT discrimination

Friday, February 20, 2015
A bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity has cleared a critical committee hearing and now heads for a vote in the full Wyoming House of Representatives. [...]

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Wyoming Senate approves bill to prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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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Wyoming Senate panel advances LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The state Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that would extend Wyoming's anti-discrimination protections to cover sexual orientation and gender identity. [...]

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Wyoming state House gives initial approval to religious freedom bill

Friday, January 30, 2015
The bill would allow businesses to deny services when their religion disagrees with another person’s actions, including potentially allowing county clerks to deny issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. [...]

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Discrimination complaints spur Wyoming lawmaker to push for new protections

Saturday, January 10, 2015
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has received about 40 complaints over the past four years from state residents alleging job discrimination based on their sexual orientation, an official said Friday. [...]

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Wyoming lawmakers propose same-sex marriage exemption bill for clergy

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Legal rulings last year allowed same-sex marriage in Wyoming, but some say the bill isn't necessary because the First Amendment ensures that no minister or priest would be forced to officiate a gay couple's wedding. [...]

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Wyoming Republicans criticize governor for not continuing gay marriage fight

Friday, December 19, 2014
Gov. Matt Mead (R-Wyo.)
Goshen County Republican Party have signed a letter that rebukes GOP Gov. Matt Mead for not do more to fight same-sex marriage in Wyoming. [...]

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Out lawmaker hopes marriage equality will boost Wyoming anti-discrimination bill

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Out lawmaker Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie, talks to colleague during a session of the Wyoming Legislature.
Gay rights activists in Wyoming hope the recent court victory affording them the right to marry will give them momentum as they push to outlaw anti-LGBT discrimination. [...]

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Marriage News Watch: Dec. 1, 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014
Kristin Seaton, center, of Jacksonville, Ark., holds up her marriage license as she leaves the Carroll County Courthouse in Eureka Springs, Ark., with her partner, Jennifer Rambo, left, of Fort Smith, Ark. Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark. Rambo and Seaton were the first same-sex couple to be granted a marriage license in Eureka Springs after a judge overturned Amendment 83, which banned same-sex marriage in the state of Arkansas.
More victories this week in some very conservative states. We're now closer than ever to the start of marriage in Arkansas and Mississippi. Florida is refusing to issue drivers' licenses to a couple after they married and changed their last name. And support for marriage has skyrocketed in Wyoming. [...]

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