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Ballot drive to bar LGBTQ discrimination begins in Michigan
Associated Press ^ | January 7, 2020 | David Eggert

Posted on 01/07/2020 5:50:35 PM PST by Olog-hai

A group launched a 2020 ballot initiative Tuesday to expand Michigan’s civil rights law to include anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people, a step that would put the issue to voters if the Republican-led Legislature does not pass the measure.

Fair and Equal Michigan, a committee backed by business, political and philanthropic leaders, submitted petition language to the Board of State Canvassers. Once it is approved, the group will have until late May to collect the roughly 340,000 valid voter signatures needed to place the initiated bill before lawmakers.

If legislators do not adopt the legislation — similar bills have long stalled in the Legislature — the initiative would go to a statewide vote in November. […]

Executives at several major Michigan corporations — DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, Herman Miller, Whirlpool and Dow — and California-based Apple issued statements supporting the initiative. Also backing it were leaders of the Michigan AFL-CIO, the NAACP’s Detroit branch, and current and former political figures such as ex-U.S. Rep. Joe Schwarz, a Republican, and Lansing Mayor Andy Schor, a Democrat. …

(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: aflcio; andyschor; apple; california; consumersenergy; detroit; dow; dteenergy; gaynewsrooms; genderdysphoria; hermanmiller; homofascism; homosexualagenda; homosupemacists; joeschwarz; lansing; michigan; naacp; pinkjournalism; whirlpool

1 posted on 01/07/2020 5:50:35 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Michigan may be overdue for a “Sodom and Gomorrah” . . . another reason to flee the state.

https://patch.com/michigan/across-mi/people-are-fleeing-michigan-here-s-why


2 posted on 01/07/2020 5:56:53 PM PST by Maudeen (http://ThereIsHopeinJesus.com/)
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To: Olog-hai

I’m sorry, I choose not to enable the mentally ill.
Have a nice day.

h/t American Psychiatric Association
Gender dysphoria is STILL on the list of recognized mental diseases and syndromes.


3 posted on 01/07/2020 5:57:26 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (The Republican Party: Freeing Americans since 1865.)
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To: Olog-hai

The way they keep adding letters to define their expanding deviance, there will be no end to what can’t be “discriminated against”. This will not end well. Nobody really wants these people around, they are just too woke to admit the tyranny of the freaks. I’m not from Michigan, but I’d vote no on this.


4 posted on 01/07/2020 5:59:52 PM PST by bk1000 (Banned from Breitbart)
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The rats have perfected using high rat turnout ballot initiatives. In Michigan in 18 there were 4 on the November ballot . As a result they flipped the Governor, The SOS and put a Lesbian activist as AG. So now we have this. The republican could have gotten these onto the August primaries ballot but as is often the case the Republicans brought marshmallows to a gunfight. They are getting ready to do it again. Trump carried Mi by 10,000 votes and it only held because we had an R SOS, not anymore.


5 posted on 01/07/2020 6:02:18 PM PST by gibsonguy
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To: Olog-hai

Any bills for normal people?


6 posted on 01/07/2020 6:18:08 PM PST by bgill
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To: Olog-hai
Hilarious. This is going nowhere, even if the fudge packers get enough signatures.

Sodomites overestimate their numbers and CEO's and ilk overestimate their influence.
7 posted on 01/07/2020 6:23:00 PM PST by farming pharmer
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To: Olog-hai

If this passes a pervert will sue everyone in sight if he/she/it is denied a job,an apartment,a mortgage or a winning lottery ticket.


8 posted on 01/07/2020 6:40:13 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (The Rats Can't Get Over The Fact That They Lost A Rigged Election)
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To: Olog-hai

This issue is purposely convoluted by the left, to deceive voters and average people.

Polls are all over the place, depending on the wording used. Overall, people will tend to oppose “discrimination.” But ask them if they think a merchant should be forced to violate his long-held religious beliefs, and the polls swing wildly in the other direction.


9 posted on 01/07/2020 6:40:15 PM PST by fwdude (Poverty is nearly always a mindset, which can’t be cured by cash.)
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To: Olog-hai

How can we tell if they’re LGBTQ?

They all look so normal it’s hard to tell.


10 posted on 01/07/2020 6:47:56 PM PST by airborne (I don't always scream at the TV but when I do it's hockey season!)
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To: airborne

Purple short hair and metal all over their face.


11 posted on 01/07/2020 6:51:35 PM PST by jimpick
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To: Olog-hai

Ask the Islamist community of Dearbornistahn where all of their homosexuals are.


12 posted on 01/07/2020 7:14:00 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Decade of decision for America)
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To: bk1000

>>Anything that isn’t monogamous cisgendered heteronormative will be shielded. But breeders and normals can be scored by queer radicals without charges.


13 posted on 01/07/2020 7:15:50 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Decade of decision for America)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s very simple, you. Michigan mental midgets ... IF y’all ain’t qualified, you don’t make the cut!
IF you don’t fit the job, you don’t fit!


14 posted on 01/07/2020 7:56:30 PM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: Olog-hai

Is it cleared by Sharia?


15 posted on 01/07/2020 7:59:25 PM PST by olesigh
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To: Olog-hai
Well, hot diggity dog!!

Maybe Michigan will be the new homosexual capital of the country.

They WILL be invisible for the winters there but that's okay.

But, they can gather together and celebrate their homosexuality during the long, hot summer: July 1-5.

16 posted on 01/07/2020 9:18:47 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Olog-hai

How do you prove you are ? This week. How about next


17 posted on 01/07/2020 9:40:39 PM PST by Truthoverpower (The guv mint you get is the Trump winning express !)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s official.

Corporate America has thrown in with our enemies.

I no longer see any reason to come to their defense. Let Bernie and AOC pick their pockets. They have it coming.


18 posted on 01/08/2020 7:08:55 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
They won’t, any more than Obama did. Remember Communist Goal #37?
Infiltrate and gain control of big business.
The only pockets they intend to pick are ours.
19 posted on 01/08/2020 7:26:14 AM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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