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After signing it, Gov. Gary Herbert holds up a copy of SB296, which gives statewide non-discrimination protections to the gay and transgender community, while providing safeguards for religious liberty, in the rotunda of the State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Thursday March 12, 2015. ‘Milestone’: Herbert signs LGBT nondiscrimination, religious freedom protections bill (video)
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