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State Supreme Court Overturns Fayetteville Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Feb 24, 2017
Originally published on February 23, 2017 4:52 pm

This morning, the Arkansas Supreme Court overturned a lower court's ruling that upheld the voter-approved city law, which prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The state's highest court ruled that the city law was in conflict with a state law that prohibits cities from enacting protections not already covered by state law.

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