Lavan Christensen requires apparently that all the laws, all the regulations and all the programs financed by public resources concerning the family “be carefully scrutinised to ensure that they promote the family”.
Of course, here, the word “family” is used to designate “a legally and lawfully married man and woman and their children”.
But Christensen did not stop here, he also launched another bill which considers as “an arrangement, agreement or transaction that is unlawful or violates public policy is void and unenforceable.”
The problem is that these 2 bills joined together could, as think the militants for the homosexual rights, to mean less protections and initiatives for the gay families.
Brandie Balken, executive director of Equality Utah, said in the Salt Lake Tribune that she was “deeply concerned” about the proposed law.
“It could be used to create a filter for public agencies and a way to target laws, services and funding that currently help single Utahns or Utahns with families that differ from Representative Christensen’s,” she said
Recently, I had spoken about a report which was submitted in Utah and which showed that homophobia and discrimination are very important in Utah.