City Commission Approves Transgender Ordinance
City commissioners voted to pass the gender identity ordinance 4-3. People for and against the ordinance came out to last night's meeting. But by the end of the night, commissionrs still didn't necessarily agree.
"Because there are some people a very small number of people who have some type of emotional and psychological confusion about their sexual identity. It's everyone else who has to make the changes. And that shows this isn't live or let live. That this is lets force everyone else to adapt so we can give special privileges to one group of people," said Commissioner Ed Braddy.
"It provides needed protection from a group of people who is very discriminated against. They are fewer in number. But sometimes it is the few in number who are out numbered that need the greatest protection," said Commissioner Craig Lowe.
Commissioner Rick Bryant also made it known that he was against the ordinance.
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