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Rachel Maddow Warns That Mississippi New Anti-LGBT Law Could Cost The State Billions

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Out TV host, Rachel Maddow, broke the news at the end of last week that Mississippi faces the threat of losing federal funding for transport, housing and urban development, because of the state’s new new anti-LGBT ‘religious freedom’ law.

On her show, she said the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Transportation were both “evaluating” their position on Mississippi’s new law.

If these agencies find that Mississippi is in violation of federal non-discrimination policies, then Mississippi, too, like North Carolina, they could use billions of federal dollars, which North Carolina cannot afford, but which Mississippi desperately cannot afford.”

While the process is expected to take some months, the state could effectively lose aid if it is found that it goes against federal protections.

It is also been reported that North Carolina could face a similar fate.

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