Proposed Anti-queer Legislation


(not a complete listing)


ARIZONA

Constitutional Amendment, Colorado Amendment 2 Clone Proponents: Traditional Values Coalition of Arizona (Frank Meliti, director), receiving counsel and financial support from Reverand Lou Sheldon's Traditional Values Coalition based in Southern California

FLORIDA

Constitutional Amendment, lists groups to be protected (race, gender, etc.), but purposely omits sexual orientation Repeals laws that include sexual orientation, bans future such laws Proponents: American Family Association of Florida (David Caton, director), receiving support from the Christian Coalition of Jacksonville

IDAHO

Statutory, Colorado Amendment 2 Clone Prohibits public funds from being used to "promote homosexuality;" opponents say this is dangerous because it can be very broadly interpreted (e.g, no gay pride parades, school diversity programs, etc.) Proponents: Idaho Citizens Alliance (Kelly Walton, director)

KANSAS

Constitutional Amendment, lists groups to be protected, omitting sexual orientation Proponents: Representatives Shallenburger and King, Boston, Bryant, Cornfield, Donovan, Jennison, Lawrence, Lloyd, Mollenkamp, Myers, Neufeld, Shore, M. Smith, Snowbarger, Vickry, Wagle and E. Wells

MAINE

Constitutional Amendment, lists groups to be protected, omitting sexual orientation Proponents: Concerned Maine Families (Carolyn Cosby, director)

MICHIGAN

Constitutional Amendment, Colorado Amendment 2 Clone ("Michigan Family Values Amendment") Proponents: Michigan Family Values Committee (with George Matousek)

MISSOURI

Constitutional Amendment, Colorado Amendment 2 Clone Would repeal gay rights laws in Kansas City, Columbia, Festus, and St. Louis Proponents: Amendment Coalition

WASHINGTON

Constitutional Amendment, Colorado Amendment 2 Clone Proponents: Citizens Alliance of Washington (Robert Laramer, director)

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