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Human Rights Watch Letter to Oklahoma Senate re SB 1140 and LGBT Equality

March 9, 2018 Oklahoma Senate 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73105   Re: SB 1140 and LGBT Equality Dear Senator, I write on behalf of Human Rights Watch to share our concerns about SB 1140, a bill that would prohibit the state from withholding funding, licenses, and other support to child welfare agencies that discriminate based on their religious beliefs. In recent months, Human Rights Watch has interviewed lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and service providers in states that have enacted religious exemptions similar to the ones under consideration in Oklahoma. We…

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