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Colorado Public Accommodation First Amendment Rights (HB 1161)

This law was last updated on Dec 6, 2016


State

Colorado

Number

HB 1161

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 29, 2015

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, LGBTQ, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

www.leg.state.co.us

HB 1161 would prohibit the state from compelling involuntary speech or acts of involuntary artistic expression or involuntary religious expression by a person when such speech or acts of artistic or religious expression would lead to that person directly or indirectly participating in, directly or indirectly supporting, or endorsing or impliedly endorsing an ideology, ceremony, creed, behavior, or practice with which the person does not agree.

If passed, this bill would allow local business owners to refuse service and discriminate against LGBTQ customers.


People

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