Did you read about yesterday’s victory for equality in San Antonio?
Yesterday afternoon, Mayor Julian Castro and members of the San Antonio City Council passed a non-discrimination ordinance, making it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation within city limits.
Today, Texas is in the news across the country for equality and acceptance! That’s the Texas we know we
San Antonio Express News
This is an important victory for San Antonio -- but also for equality and fairness in our state.
People of faith, business leaders, religious leaders, veterans, the Bexar Democratic Party and even the San Antonio Spurs spoke out in favor of the ordinance -- because they know discrimination has no place in Texas.
We’re strongest when everyone gets a fair shot
-- at a good job, and a safe home to live in.
Texans should never feel like they are second-class citizens. Today, we celebrate this victory -- and lookforward to many more in the future.