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Eye On Boise

Idahoans flock to Capitol to speak out for, against anti-discrimination law for gays

Idahoans line up to testify at a hearing Monday on the
Idahoans line up to testify at a hearing Monday on the "Add the Words" bill, to ban discrimination against gays (AP / Otto Kitsinger)

You can read my full story here at on today’s “Add the Words” bill hearing, in which nearly 500 people flocked to Idaho’s state Capitol to give heartfelt testimony both for and against a proposed law to ban discrimination against gays and transgender people in housing, employment and public accommodations. The hearing is scheduled to resume at 5 p.m. Mountain time in the Lincoln Auditorium at the state Capitol.

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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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