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July 17, 2017
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Americas: Texas Meeting Boycott Announced by American Association of Law Libraries


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The American Association of Law Libraries is taking a stand against recent moves by Texas lawmakers that discriminate against the LGBTQ community. The association has made a public announcement that, after its meeting in Austin in July, it will not hold meetings and events in the state until policies are reversed.

On behalf of the Chicago-based association, AALL President Ronald Wheeler Jr. sent a letter via email on July 14 to government and chambers of commerce officials throughout Texas announcing the boycott in response to HB 3859, signed into law June 15, and the so-called  "bathroom bill" still pending.

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