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Focus On The Family Succeeds In Advancing Colorado ‘License To Discriminate’ Amendment

By Zack Ford on April 19, 2012 at 6:00 pm

"Focus On The Family Succeeds In Advancing Colorado ‘License To Discriminate’ Amendment"


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Despite efforts to impede its signature collection, Focus on the Family has succeeded in qualifying a “license to discriminate” amendment for the November ballot in Colorado. What FOTF calls the “Religious Freedom Amendment” will give businesses the right to ignore any law they deem to “burden” their religious beliefs, which would include LGBT non-discrimination protections and benefits for same-sex partners. It would also presumably include not recognizing civil unions should that bill pass in the coming weeks. One Colorado has been challenging the initiative’s legality, but must now appeal to the Colorado State Supreme Court.

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