Henderson city leaders pass Fairness Ordinance in first reading


HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) — Henderson city leaders have passed the Fairness Ordinance. The ordinance passed three to two on the first reading.

The ordinance is an anti-discrimination law for sexual preference and gender identity, protecting housing, employment and public accommodation.

The Fairness Ordinance passed in 1999, but was repealed a year later.

The ordinance will go onto a second and third reading, which will be the official vote.

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(This story was originally published on June 13, 2019

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