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Pa. lawmakers unveil non-discrimination bills

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers has unveiled legislation to ban employers, landlords, hotels and others from discriminating against someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

House Bill 300 and Senate Bill 300 would prohibit discrimination against gay and transgender Pennsylvanians in employment, housing, credit and public accommodations.

During a news conference Tuesday at the state Capitol, sponsors said the legislation has 102 sponsors, more than any similar measure in the past.

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