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EXCLUSIVE: SOO Repeal Effort Fails
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EXCLUSIVE: SOO Repeal Effort Fails

The deadline for an organized group of Springfield citizens to submit a petition to repeal the new Sexual Orientation Ordinance (SOO) law came and went Tuesday afternoon without a formal petition for a referendum being officially filed with the city clerk. Springfield resident Jason Stevens, who is a member of the 5-person committee assembled to…

EXCLUSIVE: Effort to Repeal LGBT Ordinance Underway
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EXCLUSIVE: Effort to Repeal LGBT Ordinance Underway

An organized group of Springfield citizens is currently seeking the signatures of registered voters on a petition to repeal the ordinance passed by the Springfield City commission that is adding sexual orientation to the city’s non-discrimination laws. Among the 5-member panel that voted on the ordinance, Commissioner Joyce Chilton, who was against it in 2012,…

Sexual Orientation Ordinance Passes in Springfield
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Sexual Orientation Ordinance Passes in Springfield

Sexual orientation was added to the city of Springfield’s non-discrimination ordinance before a large crowd at the Jan. 30 city council meeting. in 2012, the ordinance was voted down, 3-2, but after years of debate, including numerous individuals and groups expressing vocal support of the issue, the Springfield City Commission voted 4-1 to pass the…

Springfield’s LGBT Ordinance: Opposing Sides Share Their Views
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Springfield’s LGBT Ordinance: Opposing Sides Share Their Views

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Champion City News. Rick Incorvati Deacon, Christ Episcopal Church Treasurer, Equality Springfield Dear Champion City News, The Springfield city Commission has taken up a proposal that would protect people from being fired or evicted on the basis of their sexual orientation…

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