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B ADOPTED RE SOLUTION RESOLVED That the American Bar Association recognizes that lesbian B ADOPTED RE SOLUTION RESOLVED That the American Bar Association recognizes that lesbian

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114B ADOPTED RE SOLUTION RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association recognizes that lesbian, gay, bisexual 1 and transgender (LGBT) people have a human right to be free from discrimination, 2 threats and violence based on their LGBT status and condemns all laws, regulations and 3 rules or prac tices that discriminate on the basis that an individual is a LGBT person ; 4 5 FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges the governments of 6 countries where such discriminatory laws, regulations, and practices exist to repeal them 7 with all deliberate speed and ensure the safety and equal protection under the law of all 8 LGBT p eople; 9 10 FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Associatio n urges other bar 11 associations and attorneys in jurisdictions where there are such discriminatory laws or 12 incidents of targeting of LGBT p eople to work to defend victims of anti - L GBT 13 discrimi nation or conduct, and to recognize and support their colleagues who take these 14 cases as human rights advocates ; and 15 16 FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges the United States 17 Government, through bilateral and multilateral channels, to work to end discrimination 18 against LGBT p eople and to ensure that the rights of LGBT p eople receive equal 19 protection und er the law. 20