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Texas Senate Approves SB 17, a Bill LGBTQ Advocates Call a “License to Discriminate”

Texas Senate Approves SB 17, a Bill LGBTQ Advocates Call a “License to Discriminate”

The bill passed on a 19–12 vote, with one Republican voting against it and one Democrat voting for it. It requires one more approval in the Senate before it heads to the Texas House. By Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune After emotional testimony, a forceful show of opposition from leaders in the state’s business community

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