After a heartbreaking vote by the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee last month, organizers say a bill that would help curb discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals in Idaho has found new sponsors over on the House side of the legislature.
According to the Boise Weekly,”Boise Democratic Rep. Cherie Buckner-Webb and Twin Falls Republican Rep. Leon Smith are poised to submit a new version of the proposed legislation, presumably this time in the Idaho House.”
No word yet on when the action might happen, but organizers say they are optimistic the bill will resurface. As we reported last week, organizers are asking Idahoans to contact key House members and ask that they request a public hearing and “up or down” vote on the bill to amend the Idaho Human Rights Act.
According to a Facebook event page,”Writing these lawmakers with a positive message will let them…
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