Coalition launched to combat anti-LGBT Ore. initiative

05/5/2014 | Advocate.com · Oregonian (Portland), The

Advocates in Oregon are organizing opposition against groups seeking to place an anti-LGBT initiative on the November ballot. The Oregon United Against Discrimination coalition is unrolling a campaign attacking petitions that would allow businesses and individuals to discriminate against LGBT people to protect "deeply held religious beliefs." "Oregon is once again a testing ground for opponents of equality," said Peter Zuckerman, the coalition's press secretary. Unlike similar bills in other states, which only allude to the demographics targeted for discrimination, Oregon's Initiative Petition 52 specifically singles out those involved in a same-sex marriage or union.

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