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Advocates Renew Push For Gay Rights

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 4:08 PM

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Gay rights advocates are once again pushing Ohio legislators to expand the state's civil rights law. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports that - even though more and more lawmakers appear ready to co-sponsor the measure, it still faces an uphill battle.

Gay rights advocates are once again pushing Ohio legislators to expand the state’s civil rights law. The activists say that sexual orientation should be added to the list of OTHER factors that are ALREADY banned as the basis for discrimination --- for example, race, religion, national origin, gender, and age. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports that - even though more and more lawmakers appear ready to co-sponsor the measure, it still faces an uphill battle. 

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