WINDY CITY TIMES
Ind. LGBTQ license plate may be yanked
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Indiana Youth Group (IYG) is fighting to keep a specialty license plate aimed at supporting LGBTQ youth, according to an organizational press release.
Recently, there have been three failed attempts by Rep. Jeff Thompson, R-District 28, to amend bills aimed at taking away IYG's specialty plate.
The House Roads and Transportation Committee voted 8-2 to advance a measure, SB327, that ends sales of specialty plates by organizations that sold fewer than 1,000 plates in 2011, according to the Indianapolis Star. "We've been tracking these amendments for the last two weeks but have been trying to stay under the wire, thinking that the powers-that-be at the state house will do the right thing," said IYG Executive Director Mary Byrne.
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