In New Mexico, House Bill 55 has been filed before the legislative session begins on January 19. The bill, if passed, would negatively amend the New Mexico Human Rights Act and Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Supporters of equality will hold a statehouse rally to oppose the bill on Wednesday, January 20th.
Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBT equality in New Mexico alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Find out more about what HRC is doing for LGBT equality in New Mexico and how you can get involved.
The existing patchwork of legal protections for LGBT people in the United States leaves millions subject to uncertainty and potential discrimination. That’s why the Human Rights Campaign is working with lawmakers and advocates to pass the Equality Act in Congress, as well as strong non-discrimination protections at the state and local levels.
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