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The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't reconsider its ruling that blocked the city of Fayetteville from enforcing an ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

The court without comment denied the request Thursday from the city and LGBT advocates for a rehearing. In January , the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court's decision and ruled that Fayetteville can't enforce its ordinance because of a previous ruling that found it violates a law aimed at preventing cities and counties from enacting protections not covered by state law.

Arkansas' civil rights law does not cover sexual orientation or gender identity.

Meanwhile, a federal nondiscrimination bill that includes protections for LGBT people was introduced this week in Congress, but the measure faces a lack of GOP support.

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  • GeneralMac
    March 14, 2019 at 11:22 a.m.

    "it won't reconsider"

    GOOD !

  • mrcharles
    March 14, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

    Local control, yes, no , no , yes, yes, no, yes, no, yes.... the GM's of the world

    What is consistent, those who love to discriminate feel discriminated by not being able to discriminate. shame , eternal shame.

    the american mullahs are ever busy with their theocratic ways.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    March 14, 2019 at 1:50 p.m.

    the queers,
    ever busy trying to rape you.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    March 14, 2019 at 1:51 p.m.

    "its just pride guise!"
    *smashes your white hetero face into the concrete once more
    "whats wrong with pride?"
    slaps their sex organs across your child face.

  • Packman
    March 14, 2019 at 1:53 p.m.

    Very good decision. Small business have enough to deal with without having to worry about firing a terrible employee and then being besieged by the government because they had no idea the employee prefers to breed with its own gender.

  • JIMGAIL61788GMAILCOM
    March 14, 2019 at 2:44 p.m.

    The Religious Restoration Act which allows discrimination(based on fear,and hate).I do not recall ever reading that Christ discriminated against anyone."COME ALL YE SINNERS".It is a shame being a Christian(Christ Like).Which is not practiced by enough Christians.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    March 14, 2019 at 2:47 p.m.

    this has nothing to do with religion, unless you want to consider the religion of the queers.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    March 14, 2019 at 2:49 p.m.

    now we dont have to worry about children being forced/perforced to accept untold genders in kindergarten PUBLIC schools of Fayetteville
    yet.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    March 14, 2019 at 2:53 p.m.

    i have news articles of the past 10 years jim and as recently as january.
    a woman wants to chemically castrate her son at 8 and is currently seeking to put him on a slowed growth regime.
    when the child (5) is with the father he acts like a boy wears boys clothes and says he is a boy when the child (5) is with the mother he dresses like a girl and claims to be a girl.
    since the mother has custody the father recently was ruled against in court he MUST ACCEPT AND NOT DISCRIMINATE the wishes of his child (mother) in the interest of mental harm.
    now sir. let us reason together.
    does any of this sound like child molestation to you?

  • JIMGAIL61788GMAILCOM
    March 14, 2019 at 3:09 p.m.

    Barefoot- Having read many,many posters quoting their religious beliefs to make their point.I thought.My point was well timed.Oh! Yes! Thank you. Your homo slur Proved my point(fear,and hate).You should not get your news from sources like Info Wars,or Breit Bart.They have been proven to be a conspiracy theorist media of fake news.Do you know.Almost ALL child molestation is performed by HETEROSEXUALS?No fake news here.

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