(Indiana) Republicans’ LGBT protections bill draws criticism on both sides

(Yesterday GOP presidential candidate Bobby Jindal suspended his campaign as noted here. – Admin.) IndyStar.com By Tony Cook, Stephanie Wang and Chelsea Schneider 11/17/15 Republicans unveil sexual orientation, gender identity bill In the opening salvo of what is likely to be a long and arduous debate, Indiana Senate Republicans introduced legislation Tuesday that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s civil rights laws while carving out several exemptions for those with strong religious objections. The measure would protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people against discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. … Continue reading