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The city council dropped "socioeconomic background" from Ordinance 2223, added a clause so minors under the influence cannot allege discrimination, added verbiage protecting LGBTs and minorities from financial discrimination and clarified the law to include protections for both residents and people visiting the city. The amendment also adds a severability clause as an added protection in the event of a Constitutional challenge.
Fayetteville City Attorney Kim Williams, who drafted that city's anti-discrimination ordinance that will be subject to a referendum in September, attended the meeting and provided the advice on socio-economic status.During a 5-minute break, Williams consulted with Weaver and told him that it is wise not to make too many changes to their ordinance and that the language needs to be "clear and non-partisan."
"I would rather have the Constitution wrapped around me saying it is not the city council but the people that did it. The less you change the better," he said. "Our feeling is that it doesn't violate the Intrastate Commerce law ... it's not a slam dunk. It has to be litigated and that's what I can do. I assume one or both cities will be sued and we will do everything to protect our citizens' civil rights."
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