Tuesday, October 4

“The Most Homophobic Law in the Country”: Reactions to Ohio’s “Right to Discriminate”

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Ohio became national news last week with Governor Mike DeWine’s signing of a budget that included “Medical Practitioner Conscience” clause, which allows healthcare providers to refuse care if they feel that care conflicts with their “moral, ethical, or religious beliefs.”

From national organizations to LGBTQ+ publications to private citizens, reactions have been swift and condemning of this “right to discriminate.” We’ve collected here 11 tweets that caught our attention.

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