Tuesday, July 12, 2016
One month after the mass shooting in Orlando at a gay nightclub, congressional Republicans are holding a committee hearing to discuss legalizing discrimination against LGBT people. Despite repeated calls from fellow lawmakers, activists, and civil rights organizations, chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) refused to cancel or postpone the hearing which will focus on the so-called “First Amendment Defense Act” which would allow businesses and individuals to discriminate against LGBT people if they cite their religious beliefs. Joining me today to talk all about the hearing is Joe Jervis the editor of the popular news website and blog JoeMyGod and Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) who represents the Fourth District of Massachusetts in Congress.
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