Missourians for Equality

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Missourians for Equality
Missourians for Equality Logo.jpg
Founded July 2012
Type 501c4
Location
Area served
Missouri
Key people
Allison Levin, Jake Lyonfields, Caleb-Michael Files, George Koors, Aaron Malin
Employees
5
Website equalitymo.org
Formerly called
Missourians for Equality

Missourians for Equality is a nonpartisan political action committee founded in July 2012 and dedicated to ending LGBT discrimination in Missouri.[1]

In December 2012, the organization was approved to circulate an initiative petition reforming anti-discrimination laws in the state of Missouri.[2] Under current state law, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment and housing is not prohibited. However, the proposed ballot measure would change state anti-discrimination law to include discrimination against these groups, with an exception provided for religious organizations.[3] If approved, this measure will appear on the 2014 ballot.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Missourians For Equality files for approval of petition" (Press release). stltoday.com. November 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  2. ^ "Initiative petition approved for circulation for 2014 ballot" (Press release). Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan. December 27, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  3. ^ a b Crisp, Elizabeth (November 13, 2012). "Group hopes to get measure banning sexual orientation bias on Missouri ballots". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved 2012-12-30.

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