Houston TV Station Cuts Through the anti-HERO Spin

The organized opposition to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance has spent months spreading fear and misinformation. In fact, the Houston Chronicle editorial board, in endorsing a “Yes” vote on the ordinance, recently referred to the group as “mendacious, deceitful and irresponsible in the extreme.” Yikes. Last night, it was Houston TV station KTRK’s turn to […]

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The ‘Right’ to Discriminate Puts Everyone at Risk

Religious-righters opposed to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) have been lying to voters with claims that the nondiscrimination measure will allow sexual predators to attack women and children in public restrooms. The campaign for HERO, Houston Unites, debunks that vicious claim here. But HERO opponents also say that the ordinance violates their supposed right to discriminate, for religious reasons, […]

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Faith Leaders Explain Why They Support Equality and Prop 1 in Houston

Today Houston Unites launched its first TV ad of the campaign in support of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). In the ad, Pastors Rudy and Juanita Rasmus, with Rev. Brandon Peete and his family, make clear what HERO is all about: treating everyone fairly and equally under the law. Take a stand for equality. Vote “YES” […]

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Houston Chronicle Slams ‘Bathroom’ Nonsense from Pro-Discrimination Extremists

Even before the Houston City Council passed the Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) in May of last year, opponents claimed — without a shred of evidence — that the anti-discrimination measure would allow sexual predators into public restrooms to assault women and children. That cynical and deeply disingenuous claim is the central argument HERO opponents are making in their campaign to repeal the […]

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