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A proposed nondiscrimination ordinance in San Antonio is fomenting many public displays of homophobia and transphobia. A councilwoman was heard calling homosexuality "so digusting," a sentiment echoed when a crowd booed a gay veteran for supporting the bill.
More than three-quarters of the Senate Republican caucus signed onto legislation introduced Wednesday by Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Rand Paul (R-KY) that could render it virtually impossible for Congress to enact any legislation intended to improve working conditions.