North Carolina, Mississippi measures have companions elsewhere in U.S.

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( CNN) A combat is shaping up across the country over various pieces of legislation that supporters argue protects religious beliefs while others argue are tools to discriminate.

Despite the ferocious attention get paid to freshly passed laws in Mississippi and North Carolina, nearly 200 bills have been proposed in legislatures in 2016 that could lead to discrimination against lesbian, lesbian and transgender people, according to Eunice Rho with the American Civil Liberties Union.


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