San Antonio finally bans discrimination against gays


Story Comments Share

The skyline of San Antonio, Texas. (Theopolisme, Wikipedia)
The skyline of San Antonio, Texas. (Theopolisme, Wikipedia)
Updated: 9/05/2013 5:10 pm Published: 9/05/2013 5:09 pm


SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio City Council on Thursday adopted anti-bias protections for gay and transgender citizens over the protests of religious conservatives and top Republicans in Texas. 

The 8-3 council vote adds the nation's seventh-largest city to a list of nearly 180 others nationwide with ordinances banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. 

San Antonio was the last major Texas city without the protections.

©2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Story Comments Share

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

No comments yet!
FOX23 Weather Center
61°
Feels Like: 61°
High: 73° | Low: 59°
Cloudy
Top Stories
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.