Norton Says ‘religious Freedom’ Bill Could Gut D.C. LGBT Rights Laws
Norton says ‘religious freedom’ bill could gut D.C. LGBT rights laws
This bill is the latest outrageous Republican attack on the District, focusing particularly on our LGBT community,’ said Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. (Washington Blade photo by Jeff Surprenant)
D.C. Congressional Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) released a statement warning that the latest version of the anti-LGBT First Amendment Defense Act introduced last week by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) includes language that could “gut” D.C.’s LGBT non-discrimination laws.
Norton said a clause in the reintroduced bill that appears to have been missed by the media and LGBT rights organizations defines D.C.’s local government as a federal …