NWA Center for Equality Thanks Senate Committee for Defeating HB1228

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“We thank the clergy, businesses and citizens across Arkansas who came together urging legislators to oppose HB1228. At a time when Arkansas faces international criticism for the passage of a separate anti-gay bill (SB202), the defeat of HB1228 sends a clear message: we will not tolerate the use of religion to mask discrimination against LGBTQ people. This is a victory for…

NWA Center for Equality Issues Statement on Governor Allowing SB202 to Become Law; Urges Senate to Oppose HB1228

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“Today Governor Asa Hutchinson pushed our state backward by permitting Senate Bill 202 (SB202) to become law. This is the latest attempt to prevent local governments from enacting nondiscrimination ordinances at a time when state law still permits legal discrimination against any Arkansan based on their sexual orientation or gender identity…

Sign the Fayetteville Fairness Petition

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On Tuesday, the Fayetteville City Council heard plenty of opposition to the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance sponsored by Alderman Matthew Petty. Now it’s time they hear from you! Join the Fayetteville Fairness Coalition and SIGN THE PETITION to show our council members … Continued

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