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California is taking a stand against anti-LGBTQ states

  • California has a travel ban of its own.
  • On Thursday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra blocked any state-funded travel to Texas, Alabama, South Dakota and Kentucky because of anti-LGBTQ legislation passed in these states.
  • These four states join a list of others — including North Carolina, Kansas and Mississippi —where nonessential travel is restricted for government employees.
  • Taxpayer money “will not be used to let people travel to states who chose to discriminate,” Becerra said, according to the AP
  • Each of the four states has passed anti-LGBTQ legislation since 2017 began. Read more (6/23/17)