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Bathroom Fears Flush Houston Discrimination Ordinance

posted on November 4, 2015

The Texas Tribune‘s Alexa Ura reports, “Delivering a hit to the Texas gay rights movement, Houston voters on Tuesday resoundingly rejected an ordinance that would have established protections from discrimination for gay and transgender residents and several other classes.” The city council first passed the measure in May 2014. But, Ura writes, “Almost immediately, conservative activists and pastors began collecting signatures to petition a referendum or repeal of the ordinance.”

Read at The Texas Tribune