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Georgia Governor to Veto ‘Religious Freedom’ Law as N.C. Is Sued for LGBT Bias

NBC News • March 28, 2016, 12:01 pm Gov. Deal's decision came amid rising pressure from companies that work and hold events in Georgia, including Hollywood figures and the NFL, to avoid signing a law that would have allowed businesses and clergy to refuse services to people based on their religious opposition to same-sex marriage.
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VICTORY: South Dakota Governor Shows Leadership with Veto of Anti-Transgender Bill

By Adam Polaski • March 1, 2016, 5:12 pm From the transgender people who shared their stories far and wide to the businesses who spoke out – this victory is a testament to the strength of the movement we’re building nationwide.
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Lawyer Who Served Under 3 Republican Presidents Tells GA Lawmakers: Reject Anti-LGBT Discrimination!

By Adam Polaski • February 29, 2016, 11:37 am His findings? The law "would create a basis for discrimination that will harm Georgia and its citizens, as well as our state's national reputation."
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New LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill Filed in Kentucky with Bipartisan Support

By Adam Polaski • February 16, 2016, 11:29 am This week, lawmakers in Kentucky introduced new legislation seeking to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Kentucky from discrimination – and for the first time, according to Kentucky's statewide LGBT organization the Fairness Campaign, the legislation has bipartisan support, signaling a step forward.
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WATCH: Bipartisan Group of West Virginia Legislators Support LGBT Non-Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • January 27, 2016, 2:11 pm The video was released the same week that a hearing is set on a bill designed to discriminate against LGBT people in West Virginia.
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TODAY: Florida’s Republican-Controlled Senate Holds Hearing on LGBT Non-discrimination

By Adam Polaski • January 26, 2016, 11:17 am Today at 1pm ET in Tallahassee, Florida, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear the Florida Competitive Workforce Act – the first time a non-discrimination bill covering lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has ever received a hearing in the Sunshine State.
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Being A Republican is About Individual Liberty and Personal Freedom

April 16, 2015, 1:45 pm While Mimi is fortunate enough to have never experienced discrimination, it only took her a few seconds to think of someone she knew who has been discriminated against because of their sexual orientation.
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay bill, SB 1062

CNN • February 26, 2014, 12:03 pm Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have allowed businesses that asserted their religious beliefs the right to deny service to gay and lesbian customers.
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