|Mysteriously, fanatically anti-gay state Rep McMillin|
Just like the deplorable Civil Rights Initiative backed by Doug Tietz in 2008 that was ANTI-civil rights, this bill aims to lock up our definitions of who desrves to be protected to 1976 standards -- the point? To make sure gay people are never a protected class in Michigan.
Tom McMillin - why are you so obsessed about hurting gay people?
Resident to Ask Rochester Hills Leaders to Oppose Civil Rights Bill
House Bill 5039, proposed by state Rep. Tom McMillin, would stop cities from extending special rights to gays and lesbians.
A Rochester Hills man is expected tonight to ask city leaders to help him oppose a law proposed by the city's state representative — a law he says would "roll back civil rights."
Tim Maurer has been working to urge Rochester Hills leaders to oppose House Bill 5039, a measure proposed in October by state Rep. Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills). The bill would prohibit municipalities from extending special rights to those not covered by the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1976.
The Elliott-Larsen Act protects people on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, weight, height, familial or marital status. But it does not offer protection on the basis of sexual orientation.
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