Bad News: Houston Discriminates

I will definitely be avoiding that city from here on out. Not that I ever travel Westward much anymore. If it ain’t happening where I live, it ain’t happening. I feel sorry for our sisters and brothers who have to suffer through the ignorance of Texans in general and specifically Houston.

Houston voters on Tuesday repealed a city law that protected LGBT people and others from discrimination. The decisive vote a was setback to progressive organizations that tried to uphold the ordinance and a victory for Christian conservatives who ran a campaign alleging the law would allow men to attack women in public bathrooms.

With nearly all precincts reporting, results showed voters repealing the law by 61% to 39%, according to the Harris County Clerk’s Office.

“We are celebrating tonight!” Jared Woodfill, the chief spokesman of the repeal effort, told BuzzFeed News in a phone call from an election night party.

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