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Charlotte City Council removes “economic impact of HB2” from meeting, does not vote on repeal of ordinance

The Charlotte City Council removed the topic of the economic impact of HB2 and opted not take a vote on the repeal of the expanded LGBT non-discrimination ordinance at Monday night’s dinner meeting, which had been feared by community members and non-profit groups. Related: LGBT rights groups urge Charlotte City Council not to compromise with NCGA over HB2 …

LGBT rights groups urge Charlotte City Council not to compromise with NCGA over HB2

Update (5/23/16): The Charlotte City Council removed the topic “economic impact of HB2” from the agenda of Monday night’s meeting and decided not to vote on repealing the LGBT non-discrimination ordinance, at least at this time. Read more here. Charlotte City Council members have been meeting with members of the North Carolina General Assembly over HB2 …

WATCH: Charlotte City Council members vote yes on LGBT non-discrimination ordinance

No doubt you are already aware that Charlotte City Council voted 7-4 Monday night to expand the non-discrimination ordinance to include LGBT protections. Each council member spoke ahead of the vote to explain their position.  Al Austin, John Autry, Patsy Kinsey, Julie Eiselt, Vi Lyles, James Mitchell and LaWana Mayfield all voted in favor of expanding the …

City Council votes 7-4 to add LGBT protections to Charlotte non-discrimination ordinance

The Charlotte City Council voted Monday, Feb. 22, to expand the city’s non-discrimination ordinance to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, after over three hours of public comments. City Council voted 7-4 to approve adding LGBT protections to the ordinance, which already prohibits discrimination based on gender, race, age and religious …

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce urges Charlotte City Council to pass non-discrimination ordinance

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Washington, D.C. based non-profit group that fights for LGBT business advancement and opportunity, has penned a letter to the Charlotte City Council urging them to pass the non-discrimination ordinance expected to be voted upon on Feb. 22. The NGLCC is the largest LGBT business organization, …