McMillin bill sparks protest

When state Rep. Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills) showed up for constituent office hours at Rochester Hills City Hall Monday, he was greeted by a small group of protesters shouting “Shame on you.” The protesters carried signs opposing a bill McMillin introduced in the state House. If enacted, it would prohibit local communities and schools from offering civil-rights protections to the gay and lesbian community. House Bill 5039 seeks to amend the 36-year-old Elliot-Larson Act which, since … [Read more...]