Springfield Ordinance On Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Being Looked At
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Supporters are mapping out a plan to defend a new Springfield ordinance that adds protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Springfield News-Leader reports shortly after the city council approved the ordinance in October, opponents began a petition drive to repeal it by forcing a public vote on the issue. The group has submitted petitions with more than 2,500 signatures.