Originally Posted by Petrese
On Friday the North Dakota House voted down SB2278 and in essence gave its citizenry the Green Light to deny, housing, jobs, credit and public accomodation to anyone for being GLBT. The reasons for failing the bill are all the same homophobic BS that is spewed out anytime GLBT issues arise so no reason to repeat that all here. The good point is that 34 votes were cast to pass the bill, the bad news is that there are still at least 54 bigots sitting in their capital seats that don't realize they are driven by hate and not by Christ.
I would be very shocked to know that N.D. passed a bill for the rights of gays and lesbians. Bismarck, my old stomping ground is very conservative. But it seems that every year, this issue (voting on a bill) arises - so maybe in time we'll be respected there. ???