Stories tagged: "Pennsylvania Equality Project"

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Not Worthy of Equal Protection: Chambersburg Repeals LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The GOP-led Chambersburg Borough Council recently repealed an anti-discrimination ordinance that offered protections to the LGBTQ community.

Gov. Tom Wolf and state Reps. Jessica Benham (at podium), Dan Frankel, Malcolm Kenyatta, and Brian Sims speak at a news conference to unveil the Pennsylvania Fairness Act in June. The bill, which would ban discrimination against LGBTQ communities, has been sitting in committee for months. (Courtesy of Pennsylvania House of Representatives)
GOP Lawmakers Failed Pennsylvania’s LGBTQ Communities Again in 2021

Republicans could have stepped up this year to prevent LGBTQ discrimination and remove stigmatizing language in the PA criminal code. They chose not to.