Michigan GOPer drops effort to give bullies license to attack gays, Muslims

We weren’t very thrilled with what this guy was doing, but to his credit, he’s stopped, per the Wash Post.

State Sen. Rick Jones, a Republican, inserted a carve-out for a “sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction” in the Senate version of the bill. The state House of Representatives’ version of the bill did not include the provision.

Jones on Monday (Nov. 14) said he would drop his amendment and vote for the House version after critics said the language could allow gay, Muslim or other minority students to face harassment.

Good for him.


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