Tag Archives: Local control
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 […]
Certain States are finding all sorts of ways to undermine LGBT progress. Beside the apparent bigotry, the hypocrisy among these States is what fires me up the most. Pushing State intrusion into local control has been a steady issue among State denying localities the ability to protect their LGBT citizens.
By: Andrew Shaughnessy @AndrewShag The advancement of House bill 2881 in West Virginia’s House of Delegates on Wednesday prompted many LGBT and Ally West Virginians to fight back against what many considered “an attempt to veil discrimination.” House bill 2881 introduced by Delegate Lynne Arvon, R-Raleigh, was written to deny municipalities in West Virginia the […]
By: Andrew Shaughnessy @AndrewShag A quickly moving bill is making its way through the West Virginia legislature that would undermine local control of municipalities, who have enacted ordinances to protect their LGBT citizens from discrimination. Today, West Virginia House Bill #2881 got the green light to move to a House vote, where it has been recommended […]