Thomas Banks says his civil rights were violated because he was fired last August after speaking up in defense of his Christian beliefs.
The bills approved would also prevent governments from refusing to issue a license or provide funding for adoption agencies exercising objections.
The Ypsilanti man claims he was fired for criticizing the automaker’s efforts to support the gay community.
A jury has found in favor of a gay University of Michigan student body president in his lawsuit against a former Michigan assistant attorney general.
Documents say a former assistant state attorney general who was fired after being accused of harassing the gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan was previously warned about anti-gay attacks.