Officials say current discrimination laws are sufficient
By Marty Finley
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 5:30 am (Updated: January 23, 5:30 am)
The tiny eastern Kentucky town of Vicco became the fourth city in the state to adopt a fairness ordinance barring discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, but Elizabethtown won’t be joining its ranks.
In a series of interviews, city officials said they have no interest in voting on the same ordinance proposed in Vicco because current laws prohibiting discrimination are sufficient.
Councilman Marty Fulkerson said Tuesday the proposed ordinance was dead on arrival when proposed in late November.
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