Jackson to vote on LGBT ordinance

Posted at 8:53 AM, Jan 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-24 11:40:03-05

The Jackson City Council will vote on a non-discrimination ordinance on Tuesday, that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

The ordinance would make discrimination for employment or public housing purposes a civil infraction.

If passed, the ordinance will go into effect in 30 days.

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight.