This F#@king Guy

[Content Note: Homophobia.]

Last Friday, I noted that Republican Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma had threatened to remove Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee who were not inclined to vote in favor of HJR-3, a proposed amendment that would codify discrimination against same-sex couples into the state constitution.

I just received a dispatch from Freedom Indiana that he has taken the extraordinary measure of switching the amendment to another committee altogether, presumably one controlled by Republicans who will support the legislation.
In a last-ditch effort to advance this deeply flawed, freedom-limiting amendment, Speaker Bosma has broken his word and interfered with the traditional legislative process.

Since it was unclear if there were enough votes to pass HJR-3 in the Judiciary Committee, Speaker Bosma has switched the amendment to a new committee, the House Committee on Elections and Apportionment, which will hold a hearing tomorrow at 3:30pm.

Despite frequently saying that no one person should make this decision, Speaker Bosma is trying to push this amendment through by any means necessary.
If you are in or near Indianapolis and want to participate in a(nother) demonstration against this garbage amendment and Bosma's flagrant disregard for the legislative process, Freedom Indiana has details here on where to go and when.

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