Most Idaho Lawmakers Decline Invitation to Human Rights Discussion 

“When we don’t provide these protections, we create an unprotected class. You create a class of people who do not feel safe in their own community, who don’t feel like if they are battered, they can pick up the phone and call the police."

Idaho lawmakers had the opportunity to learn why nearly 80 percent of Idahoans support adding the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the state’s Human Rights Act at a Statehouse panel discussion Wednesday. Most lawmakers declined the invitation but a crowd…

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