This is a petition I am ready to get behind!
Posted by Melanie Nathan, November, 03, 2015.
After yesterday’s vote in Houston, Texas that repealed anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people, a petition has sprung up on Change.org calling for the NFL to relocate the 2017 Super Bowl from Houston.
“The petition, started by football fan Ben Douthett, urges the NFL to take a stand on behalf of LGBT equality and avoid scheduling Super Bowls in Houston until the city reinstates protections for LGBT citizens. Houston residents voted yesterday to repeal a previous law that offered non-discrimination protections to LGBT citizens, after a campaign waged by anti-gay activists. The vote makes Houston now the largest American city without protections for LGBT citizens.
Says petition starter Douthett:
“By pulling the game from Houston, the NFL can demonstrate its commitment to equality, freedom and justice in a truly meaningful way.”
“It should be…
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