Legislation that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to Missouri’s Human Rights statute is scheduled to be heard Wednesday by a House committee in Jefferson City. GOP House Speaker Elijah Haahr has referred the bill to the House General Laws Committee.
The Kansas City lawmaker, who is gay, is calling on Missouri House GOP leaders to speak out against the Westboro Baptist Church’s protest at the Capitol in Jefferson City. Razer says the Topeka-based church protested Thursday against him and other LGBT legislators.
Razer’s bill would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Missouri’s Human Rights statute. The House General Laws Committee will hold a Wednesday hearing on the bill.