New Battles After Repeal Of Fayetteville Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Dec 17, 2014

Fayetteville's City Council in an August meeting on an anti-discrimination ordinance.
Credit Jacqueline Froelich / KUAF

An alderman in Fayetteville is ready to try again to put an anti-discrimination ordinance in place but a state senator in northwest Arkansas hopes to strip Fayetteville, and local governments statewide, from having the authority to pass such ordinances. 

Earlier this month voters in Fayetteville narrowly chose to repeal an anti-discrimination ordinance designed to provide protection and recourse in housing, employment, and public accommodations to historically discriminated against populations - including LGBT people.   

These interviews aired on 12/15 and 12/16.