The "Utah Compromise"

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It's been seven years since the Mormon Church financed the anti-gay-marriage measure Proposition 8, in California. Times have changed. Last Thursday, after less than a week of deliberations, that same Mormon Church — which dominates the State of Utah — supported a law prohibiting discrimination in employment and housing against lesbians, gays, bi-sexual and transgender people.  It was passed 88 to 15 by a legislature with only one openly gay member, and was signed by the Mormon Governor Gary Herbert.  

There are gaping loopholes.  For example, religious organizations — including the Mormon Church — are exempted, even though they are major employers.  We hear why LGBT leaders are hailing it as the best they can get in Utah's "unique legal climate."