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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.

CL File Photo - Gay Pride Parade 2014
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2014 Pride Festival

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:

  1. Atlanta Braves
  2. Coca-Cola
  3. Delta Air Lines
  4. Gas South
  5. Georgia Power
  6. Scofflaw Brewing
  7. Troutman Pepper (formerly Troutman Sanders)
  8. UPS

 
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