Dallas Stars become first team to publicly oppose Texas bathroom bill

AUSTIN — The Dallas Stars have become the first professional sports franchise to publicly oppose the Texas "bathroom bill." "The Dallas Stars stands strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory, including proposed bathroom legislation," President James R. Lites said Wednesday. "Dallas welcomes all, and we welcome all." Lites also referred to the NHL draft, which is scheduled to take place in Dallas next year despite objections from LGBT rights organizations: "We are proud of our home and want every visitor to feel safe at home here, too, and that’s why we oppose this discriminatory bathroom legislation." While Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has criticized the bill, Lites is the… Read More

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