NEWSBRIEF: Project Q Lists Funders of Anti-LGBTQ Legislators
Project Q uses its Google News Initiative Grant to trace the contributers to Reps. Ginny Ehrhart, Rick Jasperse and Philip Singleton, and Sen. Marty Harbin.
While corporations contribute to legislators for a variety of reasons, Project Q traced 8 Atlanta-based companies who have supported the legislators most outspoken against the transgender community.
From Project Q: "Harbin, Jasperse and Singleton introduced legislation banning trans athletes from participating in sports, while Ehrhart sponsored a bill to imprison doctors who provide gender-affirming care to trans youth."
The supporters of the legislators were:
- Atlanta Braves
- Delta Air Lines
- Gas South
- Georgia Power
- Scofflaw Brewing
- Troutman Pepper (formerly Troutman Sanders)
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