Texas Governor "Greg Abbott" signs Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

FOX 5 NEWSTexas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community.
Abbott, a Republican, did not hold a public signing ceremony, but he had signaled his support through a tweet a few weeks ago, DallasNews.com reported.
The new law stops the government from taking unfavorable action against a business or person for contributing to religious organizations.
The bill was fast-tracked in the GOP-controlled legislature and was introduced after the San Antonio City Council blocked Chick-fil-A from opening a location in the city’s airport because of reported donations to organizations that protest gay marriage and other LGBT issues.
Some council members said they were taking a stand over Chick-fil-A’s values and the fact that the owners have donated to anti-LGBT causes.
This is a step back for the LGBT Community in Dallas, which is still mourning the lost of Muhlaysia Booker an transgendered woman that was murdered in Dallas, considered an hate crime.

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