Column: Discrimination bill written with faulty logic (TheManeater)
A controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses and organizations to deny services to married homosexuals was denied entrance to the floor for a vote in the Iowa state legislature.
While an Iowa House judiciary subcommittee struck down the bill last Wednesday, a statement was made that it could resurface shortly. Similar legislation is being pushed in Louisiana, North Dakota and Colorado.
Civil rights advocates have characterized House Study Bill 50, also called the Religious Conscience Protected Act, as "legal discrimination." Under the bill, employers would be allowed to deny jobs, and landlords or hotels would be allowed to deny housing to same-sex couples if the couple's marriage violated the institution's religious beliefs.
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