Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Seattle Times backs Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill

The Seattle Times editorial board called for passage of the Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill in today's edition:

The Legislature has spent decades debating simple gay-rights legislation, always to be rebuffed by one vote or maneuver that prevents passage.

The 2006 session should be different. It will be if one senator, Republican Bill Finkbeiner, can muster the courage to vote for the bill.

The gay-rights bill would make a basic change that adds sexual orientation to Washington anti-discrimination laws regarding housing, employment and financial transactions.

Click here for the full editorial.

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