Sunday, September 23, 2012
Memphis City Council Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Ordinance
Memphis City Council Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Ordinance (ABC 24)
Confusion Over City Charter Leads Council to Delay Nondiscrimination Ordinance (Memphis Gaydar)
Opponents of including sexual orientation and gender identity in the Memphis non-discrimination ordinance put up a procedural road block, and delayed the final vote pending research into the City Charter.
Is the City of Memphis, particularly the office of Mayor Wharton, behind the delaying tactic?
Dogs, Ponies, and a Shelved Initiative: The Sexual Orientation Vote for Dummies | Politics Beat Blog
Jackson Baker write in the Memphis Flyer about how the City of Memphis, including Mayor Wharton's office, is blocking the LGBT inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance.