Majority In All 50 U.S. States Support LGBTQ Discrimination Protections..

A majority of people in all 50 US states support LGBT discrimination protections, polling has found. The Public Religion Research Institute surveyed people on the issue ahead of the reintroduction of the Equality Act in Congress, a proposed federal law that would outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It found that 69 percent of Americans are in support of laws that would protect LGBT people from discrimination in the job market, public accommodations, and housing. 79 percent of Democrats, 70 percent of independents and 56 percent of Republicans support discrimination protections, despite opposition from Republican lawmakers. In addition, LGBT discrimination protections have majority support within all major religious groups, including from 70 percent of Mormons, 71 percent of Protestants and 60 percent of Muslims…

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