A petition campaign will launch this year add LGBTQ protections to the state’s civil rights law.
Fair and Equal Michigan needs to gather a little more than 340 thousand signatures from registered voters. Once those names are certified, the question goes to state lawmakers to approve, reject or ignore. If the initiative is not adopted by the Legislature, it goes on the November ballot, says Trevor Thomas of the Fair and Equal Michigan campaign.
“We believe it is finally time to either have them pass the bill, or hand it off to the people.”