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By John Spina
Jackson Hole News&Guide via Wyoming News Exchange 

Jackson examines non-discrimination ordinance

JACKSON — Since 2001 the town of Jackson and the Wyoming Legislature have returned again and again to debate ordinances and laws prohibiting discrimination against the LGBTQ community.

 

March 22, 2018



JACKSON — Since 2001 the town of Jackson and the Wyoming Legislature have returned again and again to debate ordinances and laws prohibiting discrimination against the LGBTQ community.

Still, neither has been able to put a law into place.

In 2014 the town did approve a nondiscrimination resolution, becoming the first community in Wyoming to do so. But unlike an ordinance, a resolution is merely a formal expression of an elected body’s opinion, not an enforceable law.

So Mayor Pete Muldoon proposed that the resolution be elevated to an ordinance after hearing from constituents who claim...



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