WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- The House passed legislation Friday that federally protects sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill passed 236-173, and Mississippi lawmakers were on both sides of the decision.
Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS) says the Equality Act is an anti-religion bill. (Source: Gray DC)
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) voted yes on the legislation because he believes all Americans, regardless of race, sex, identity, deserve federal protection.
Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS) voted against the bill calling it anti-religion.
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