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LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate
LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate

A landmark bill that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace and housing market, while also protecting religious rights, won approval Friday in the Republican-controlled Utah state Senate. The measure passed on a 23-5 vote, and is now headed to the House. Gov. Gary R. Herbert, a Republican, has said he would sign the bill if it came to his desk. Twitter posts from journalists who attended the vote described a standing ovation when the bill was passed. "We think it's a huge step forward," said Kent Frogley, president of the board of Utah Pride Center, a nonprofit organization that supports the LGBT community....