Wichita delays vote on anti-discrimination ordinance
July 14, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita City Council put off a decision Tuesday on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance, saying it needed more community input even after two marathon public listening sessions.
The Wichita Eagle reports that the proposal bans discrimination in employment, housing and businesses on the basis of "age, color, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other factor protected by law."
"This has been very divisive in our community. I think everyone w...