Coalition of Businesses Urges Ban on Discrimination Against Gay People

May 1, 2014
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Lawmakers are considering a revision of the state's Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act

Source: Mlive

LANSING - Ten employers in Michigan have teamed up to push lawmakers to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state's civil rights protections. Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1976 prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, familial status, or marital status, but not sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

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