Should the law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity in places of public accommodation be removed from the books? That’s one of the questions that will be placed in voters’ hands in the coming weeks.
The law under consideration mandates that it’s illegal to deny service to transgender people in hotels, stores, restaurants or other public places.
It was overwhelmingly passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Baker, and has been in effect for just over two years.