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Gays See Chance In Anti-Gay Bill

Gay-rights activists were stymied again this year in winning a hearing to add discrimination protections to the Idaho Human Rights Act. Now, however, they say a separate bill seeking to do what they call the opposite — to bolster religious professionals' rights to deny service to gays — could provide a powerful venue to testify publicly on virtually the very same issue. Former Boise Democratic state Sen. Nicole LeFavour said Wednesday she'd prefer a bona fide hearing on enshrining discrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals in Idaho code/John Miller, AP. More here.

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