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During a debate over an antidiscrimination bill, Missouri state Rep. Rick Brattin said gays were less than human. He's faced zero repercussions. This is how bad things are for LGBT people in Missouri — an antidiscrimination bill just failed, legislation making it harder to sue your employer for bias just cleared the legislature, and a state representative just called gay people subhuman. During the debate over the antidiscrimination bill this week, Rick Brattin of Harrisonville, a 36-year-old Republican, voiced vehement opposition....
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A Republican lawmaker has claimed that there is a “distinction” between human beings and homosexuals. Rick Brattin, a Republican lawmaker in the Missouri House of Representatives, made the shocking claim during a debate over a bill amendment to protect LGBT people from discrimination. Arguing against the amendment, Mr Brattin claimed it would infringe upon religious liberty. He then claimed: “When you look at the tenets of religion, of the Bible, of the Qu’ran, of other religions, there is a distinction between homosexuality...

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