Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:35:03 -0700
This bulletin from Equality Cincinnati - Please read and
take action before the opposition does!
URGENT! Just this morning,
five of our allies on City Council introduced
legislation to restore protection from discrimination to gays and
lesbians in Cincinnati. Your immediate action
is needed now to ensure that this proposal becomes law!
Please read on to find out how you can help!
As you know, in November of 2004, the people of Cincinnati voted
overwhelmingly to remove discrimination based on sexual orientation
from our city charter by repealing Article XII. The
voters clearly said that discrimination against anyone is
Now it's time for CIty Council to take the next step and restore
protection from discrimination on the job, in housing, and in public
accommodations to gays and lesbians. These are exactly the same
protections the city law currently extends to every citizen based on
religion, gender, age, race, color, disability status, marital
status or ethnic, national, or Appalachian regional origin.
These are the same protections that Article XII unfairly
withheld only from gays and lesbians. If you
still believe in fairness, here's what we need you to
***SEND AN E-MAIL, WRITE A LETTER. OR CALL
CITY COUNCIL TODAY!
Go right now to our website
www.EqualityCincinnati.org to find out how.
***JOIN US FOR THE HEARING ON TUESDAY, MARCH 14th, 2
PM in Room 300 at City Hall. That's only days away!
We need EVERYONE there. Let us know you are coming by
simply replying to this e-mail!
MESSAGE TO YOUR FRIENDS AND ASK THEM TO JOIN YOU IN
CONTACTING CITY COUNCIL - This is the most important action for equality
since the City came together to repeal Article XII in 2004. No one will
want to miss it!
Let's show the world that CINCINNATI STANDS FOR FAIRNESS ONCE
PS Listen to the news and watch our website for updates!
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