Tag Archives: Arkansas

Hot Springs, AR Passes LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections in Wake of Statewide Ban!

Originally posted at OzarkFirst.com A nondiscrimination ordinance to support the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community passes in Hot Springs, AR Tuesday night. Hundreds of people gathered both inside and outside city hall here awaiting city councils vote. It passed with only one vote against coming from Mayor Ruth Carney.Β  Before the meeting, groups both […]

City’s Committing Civil Disobedience Against Anti-LGBT Laws Rock

In States that have passed laws restricting municipalities/localities or cities from passing basic nondiscrimination protections for the LGBT community are seeing city’s commit civil disobedience. Civil disobedience is a term used when there is an active refusal to obey certain laws, demands, or commands of a government — or in this case, State government. Cities […]