Gay-rights supporter Mathew “Skippy” Mauldin held a flag during a rally outside the Missouri Capitol in March as the legislature debated a “religious freedoms” bill. The measure ultimately died in committee, but members of the LGBT community in Missouri are still not protected from discrimination.
Gay-rights supporter Mathew “Skippy” Mauldin held a flag during a rally outside the Missouri Capitol in March as the legislature debated a “religious freedoms” bill. The measure ultimately died in committee, but members of the LGBT community in Missouri are still not protected from discrimination. File photo by Jeff Roberson The Associated Press
Gay-rights supporter Mathew “Skippy” Mauldin held a flag during a rally outside the Missouri Capitol in March as the legislature debated a “religious freedoms” bill. The measure ultimately died in committee, but members of the LGBT community in Missouri are still not protected from discrimination. File photo by Jeff Roberson The Associated Press

‘Religious freedom’ bill defeated, but Missourians can still be fired for being gay

April 29, 2016 03:56 PM

UPDATED May 04, 2016 07:06 AM

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