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By Charlotte Robinson, October 02, 2018
With October 1st marking the second anniversary of protections for transgender people in Massachusetts leading officials celebrated this bittersweet anniversary by encouraging people to vote Yes on 3 as this anti-discrimination law goes to the ballot on election day. Speaker Robert DeLeo stated, “Two years ago, I was proud to help spearhead legislation that ensured basic protections for transgender people in our Commonwealth. We have seen no negative consequences as a result of our transgender nondiscrimination law & that’s why sexual assault prevention experts & law enforcement have joined me in supporting Yes on 3. I believe we can win another historic victory for fairness, because I believe in the people of Massachusetts.” Mason Dunn, Yes on 3 Campaign Co-Chair added, “Our coalition is a supportive network of transgender people & allies from all around the Commonwealth dedicated to preserving dignity, respect & equality in our state. This law has been successful in keeping our transgender friends & neighbors safe in the two years since it has been in effect. We are confident that we will be able to celebrate many more anniversaries of these protections after a historic victory for Yes on 3 this Election Day.” Yes on 3 has been working over the past two years to build awareness about the ballot measure & to increase familiarity with transgender people who are living, working & raising families in the Commonwealth. The “Yes” vote is supported by a coalition of more than 1,500 organizations, including law enforcement, domestic violence prevention organizations, businesses, faith leaders, labor unions & more. This November 6th please vote Yes on 3.
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1 comment:

Marilyn Rosen said...

Massachusetts has led the way toward anti-discrimination and equal rights and we can't stop now. We have to set the example and all people of good intention and fairness will follow.

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