House OKs LGBT anti-discrimination bill on final reading

 

 

The bill seeking to penalize those who will be found practicing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identitywas passed on third and final reading during a session at the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

 

Discriminating a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender may soon land you in jail, once this bill becomes a law.

 

During plenary sessionon Wednesday, the lower House approved on third and final reading House Bill 4982, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression (Sogie).

 

At least 197 lawmakers voted to approve the bill on final reading,…

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