Columbus, Lakewood councils pass resolutions in support of Ohio Fairness Act

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On Monday, the City of Columbus and the City of Lakewood took swift action to support HB160, the Ohio Fairness Act.

The Ohio Fairness Act would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the laws that make discrimination illegal in Ohio.

Also in support of the LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination policy are over 300 ohio businesses through the Ohio Business Competes coalition.

Columbus Council President Hardin expressed happiness at the business support while reminding people that the bill is about something simple: that Ohioans should be treated equally and given the opportunity to pay their bills, work hard, be judged on their merit, and provide for their family.


Last night Columbus City Council adopted a resolution to support the Ohio Fairness Act and the effort to change Ohio’s…

Posted by Shannon G. Hardin on Tuesday, February 6, 2018