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Indiana measure called 'bathroom bill'
2015-12-16

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Opponents of Indiana state Sen. Travis Holdman's measure is calling the item a "bathroom bill," according to NewsAndTribune.com .

Holdman's LGBT-rights proposal covers issues such as hiring and the use of public facilities; in addition, he made exemptions based on religious beliefs.

The Republican senator's effort to broaden the state's civil-rights law to include sexual orientation and gender identity may soon lead to inquiries regarding who should be allowed to use which restroom. He has said that fundamentalist pastors warned him that they would employ the tactics of foes of HERO ( the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance ); that city's residents resoundingly voted down the measure after conservatives brought up the restroom-related approach.

The original article is at newsandtribune.com/news/lgbt-bid-turning-into-a-bathroom-bill/article_dd325ae4-9f98-11e5-ad58-e3cd8fe0c367.html .


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