Leon County Commission Votes 4-3 to Move Forward on HRO

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Posted on March 23, 2010 - 6:50pm by Anonymous.

By a 4-3 vote, the Leon County Commission just took a giant step toward ending discrimination against the LGBT community. The Commission instructed the County Attorney to draft language for an ordinance that includes sexual orientation and gender identity, and will be voted on on May 11th.

Kudos to the entire Equality Team in Tallahassee, including: Jim VanRiper, Jeff Peters, Phillip Perry, Lisa Comingore, Andy Janecek and others.

The four “Yes” votes were Commission Chair Bob Rackleff, and Commissioners Cliff Thaell, Akin Akinyemi, and John Dailey.

While Commissioners voting “No” were: Bill Proctor, Jane Sauls, and Bryan Desloge. voted against

Click here to send an email encouraging Commissioners to support full equality in Leon County on May 11th.

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