GOP Legislator Matt Krause Decides Discrimination Is More Important Than Jobs for Texans

On Monday state Rep. Jason Villalba, R-Dallas, said he would no longer support his HJR 55, a controversial state constitutional amendment that supporters claim protects religious freedom in Texas but in reality opens the door to using religion to discriminate and harm others. On Wednesday, state Rep. Matt Krause, R-Fort Worth, refiled the measure as HJR 125.

HJR 55, HJR 125 and SJR 10 by state Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, would allow businesses, government officials and employees, and other individuals to ignore laws they claim offend their religious beliefs, including laws that bar discrimination against LGBT Texans and others.

Read the full blogpost in the TFN Insider: http://tfninsider.org/2015/03/13/texas-gop-legislator-matt-krause-decides-discrimination-is-more-important-than-jobs-for-texans/

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