Houston voters flush away ordinance that would allow men to use women’s bathrooms

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Howard Portnoy at LibertyUnyielding reports:

Some good news and some bad news for liberals. First the good: A new study finds that the death rate is rising among middle-aged whites (aka, the enemy). The bad — make that horrendous — news is that a referendum vote Tuesday on the LGBT-friendly Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, or HERO, failed by a wide margin.

From the Houston Chronicle:

The hotly contested election has spurred national attention, drawing comment from the White House and the state’s top officials. Largely conservative opponents of the law allege that it would allow men dressed as women, including sexual predators, to enter women’s restrooms. Supporters of the law, including Mayor Annise Parker, argue that it extends an important local recourse for a range of protected classes to respond to discrimination.
The vote, on Proposition 1, effectively repeals the ordinance, which the Houston City Council passed in May of last year on an 11-6 ballot.

From a purely legal standpoint, the far-reaching law was redundant…

Read the rest and see the video at LibertyUnyielding.

 

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