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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

LR Convention and Visitors Bureau denounces bathroom bill

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:58 AM

The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced its opposition to SB 346, now in shell form but intended to prohibit use of restrooms except by people born with the same gender identity.

It would damage the tourism industry said this news release from Gretchen Hall, CEO of the agency.

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UPDATE: state Parks and Tourism Director Kane Webb and restaurant lobbyist Montine  McNulty also issued statements opposing the bill.

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