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Federal Protections for LGBT Students in Schools? Senate Says Nope


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Federal Protections for LGBT Students in Schools? Senate Says Nope

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

It is a "simple bill," said Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). "It stands for the principle that LGBT kids have a right not to be bullied just because of who they are."

But on Tuesday, the Senate failed to pass that Franken-proposed legislation, the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA).

The senator's website sums up what the measure would do:


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Here in Idaho, our august legislature proved once again that they have not evolved intellectually beyond medieval Inquisitors by refusing to sign legislation offering basic rights and protections to LGBT individuals. Intolerance rules here. yay.


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