UPDATE: Delta Township Delays Adoption

First, a huge THANK YOU to all of the supporters who came out to Monday’s Delta Township meeting. The room was packed with people and many of our supporters stood at the back of the room or in the hallway for over two hours just to be a part of the discussion and decision making […]

UPDATE: DELTA TOWNSHIP MEETING ETIQUETTE

Tonight, at 6 p.m., the Delta Township Board of Trustees will be taking public comment on and voting on whether to adopt a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance. We are asking people to attend the meeting to show support for the ordinance. You can show support in a few different ways: 1) Wear blue – we’re coordinating […]

ACTION ALERT IN DELTA TOWNSHIP!

  On Monday, October 7, at 6:00 p.m. Delta Township will be reading their proposed non-discrimination ordinance for the second time. They will take public comment before voting on whether to adopt or reject the ordinance. We need YOU to join us and speak up for equality.  The Board, which has been unanimously supportive of […]

Meridian Township Meeting Etiquette

As most of you already know, the Meridian Township Board of Trustees recently split over whether to adopt an ordinance which would prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Reasons cited included concerns about authority, cost, and necessity. Trustee Milton Scales went so far as to call it “feel good legislation.” In […]

Meridian Township Board Split Over Non-Discrimination Ordinance

During the Tuesday, September 17 Meridian Board of Trustees meeting, the Board revisited the issue of the Human Relations Ordinance. In July, the Board amended the Township’s Fair Housing Ordinance to prohibit housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. The Board is now entertaining an ordinance that would prohibit not only housing discrimination, […]

PROGRESS! Delta Township Breezes Through First Consideration of Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Last night, the Delta Township Board of Trustees voted 6-0* to introduce a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance. The Board of Trustees first discussed the ordinance in May. The Board has carefully considered the issues presented by their constituents and have asked questions. The Delta Township Board of Trustees usually moves very efficiently through their agenda and […]

DELTA TOWNSHIP TO INTRODUCE NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE

Tonight, Monday, September 16, the Delta Township Board of Trustees will introduce a non-discrimination ordinance. The Board has been working diligently on this issue since late May. They have discussed, revised, listened to testimony, and discussed the issue again. The result of this hard work is a comprehensive ordinance that will prohibit housing, employment, and […]