There was no need for this vote. If there is any group in this city or our nation that no longer has to fear discrimination, it is the LGBT community. It is just another move toward their goal to become a special class of citizens forcing the rest of us to embrace their lifestyle against our own conscience.
This was a move by Shadid to reward many of his constituents that support him faithfully. I commend the two councilmen who voted against this unnecessary and very controversial change in policy.
—Rev. Steve Kern
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