Danville To Draft Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

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Reported by: Sara Howard
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Updated: 1/28 1:23 pm
An ordinance that would prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation is being drafted in Danville.

The Advocate-Messenger (http://bit.ly/1edDzz9) reports the city commission voted on Monday to move forward with the proposal despite objections raised by the mayor.

Mayor Bernie Hunstad voiced concerns about costs and the possibility of alternative measures.

The vote came after the panel heard from dozens of residency showed up to voice their opinions on the matter.

The city attorney will draft the ordinance, which is to be presented at a March meeting. In the meantime, the commission plans to take more public comments so that revenge it revisions can be made throughout the process.

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