Versailles passes Fairness Ordinance prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination

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Fairness Ordinance

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) – Versailles became the fourteenth city in Kentucky to pass a Fairness Ordinance prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, according to the Fairness Campaign.

The Versailles City Council vote was 3-to-2 on Tuesday, according to the Fairness Campaign.

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Versailles became the fourth city to adopt the ordinance this year, joining Georgetown, Dayton and Henderson.

Thirteen other Kentucky cities have adopted local Fairness Ordinances, covering nearly 30-percent of the state’s population.

In addition to the four cities previously named, others with a Fairness Ordinance include Lexington, Louisville, Covington, Vicco, Frankfort, Morehead, Danville, Midway, Paducah and Maysville.