USA, Louisiana: Lawmakers Kill LGBT Housing Protections Bill

louisianaLouisiana lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have prohibited housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

The House Commerce Committee voted 13-5 Monday against the measure, which was the first in a package of gay rights bills proposed for consideration this session.

The bill would have added sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and marital status to the Louisiana Equal Housing Opportunity Act’s list of factors that property owners cannot use to turn people away for housing.

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