The pro-transphobe, pro-‘not my shower,’ pro-Morgan-Meneses-Pinochet’s-future-gig-with-HRC HB 235 has passed in the Maryland House of Delegates, apparently by an 86-52 margin.
One person on Facebook noticed something that transpired during the floor debate. Its not an exact quote, but I suspect that it is substantively accurate:
Del. Pena-Melnyk mentions the huge compromise that was made by taking public accommodations out and that it was a sacrifice.
New rule [EDITED, 3/27/2011, 8:51 PM CDT, to pacify someone who holds herself out to be educated but apparently can’t recognize a reference to the closing segment on Real Time with Bill Maher] Suggestion for a new law: Calling something that in no way negatively affects you but does harm the very people who you are portraying yourself as being a champion of a ‘sacrifice’ is from this point forward a first-degree felony, common-law prosecutable by anyone who actually is on the short end of the purported ‘sacrifice.’