Democratic presidential candidate
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday called on Houston voters to
approve the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO).
HERO prohibits discrimination in
housing, employment and public accommodations based on several
characteristics including race, religion, sexual orientation and
Opponents of the law forced it onto
“No one should face discrimination
for who they are or who they love – I support efforts for equality
in Houston & beyond. #HERO #YesOnProp1 -H,” Clinton tweeted to
her more than 4.59 million followers.
The tweet was retweeted or favorited
nearly 4,000 times.
The campaign to keep the law has been
endorsed in recent days by President
Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Jason
Field and HUD Secretary Julian