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Sat Jan 23, 2021, 05:28 AM

Mecklenburg commissioners drafting LGBTQ+ non-discrimination measure

Mecklenburg County commissioners say they’ll consider adopting an LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination policy.

After the controversial state law, called House Bill 142, sunset in December last year, Orange County became the first North Carolina county to pass nondiscrimination protections this week, following several North Carolina cities that have recently done the same.

Statewide advocacy organization Equality North Carolina has been leading the charge, and met with most county commissioners this week, representatives told the Observer.

Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell said the board is just starting the process of adopting nondiscrimination measures but said they’d first like to hear from the community and conduct more research.

Read more: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article248678340.html

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Sat Jan 23, 2021, 05:30 AM

1. I guess for NC this is big time progress!

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Sat Jan 23, 2021, 06:47 AM

2. Women who have experienced federal incarceration

 

tell me that the absolute worst place in the system is the Mecklenberg County Jail.
I still do not even know how a COUNTY JAIL gets them or why they treat them so badly. All I know is that they would shudder when talking about it.

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