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LGBT Resolution Final

LGBT Resolution Final

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Published by Anna Waugh
Dallas City Council resolution
Dallas City Council resolution

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Published by: Anna Waugh on Feb 18, 2014
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LGBT equality resolution - Page 1
February XX, 2014
, the Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution states that “No State shall . . . deny to any person . . . the equal protection of the laws”; and
, Article I, Sections 3 of the Texas Constitution Bill of Rights states that “All free men . . . have equal rights”; and
, Dallas City Code Section 2-17.3 states: “The city of Dallas will not discriminate  because of a person’s . . . sexual orientation in the provision of services to the general public”; and
, Dallas City Code Section 34-35 states: “City management may not discharge an individual, fail or refuse to hire an individual, or otherwise discriminate against an individual with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of the individual's . . . sexual orientation. City management may not limit, segregate, or classify employees or applicants for employment in a way that would deprive or tend to deprive an individual of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect an employee's status  because of the individual's . . . sexual orientation.”; and
, Dallas City Code Section 46-1 states: “It is the policy of the city of Dallas to bring about through fair, orderly, and lawful procedures the opportunity for every person to obtain employment, access to all places of public accommodation, and housing, without regard to sexual orientation. This policy is based upon recognition of the rights of every individual to work and earn wages through gainful employment, to obtain and enjoy goods, services, facilities,  privileges, advantages, and accommodations in all places of public accommodation, and to obtain housing. The denial or deprivation of these rights because of sexual orientation is detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Dallas and is within the power and responsibility of the city to prevent; and
, the City of Dallas acknowledges and values the contributions of all her citizens regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation; and
, the City of Dallas is made more whole by embracing and welcoming the diversity of all her citizens; and
, the City of Dallas may remain competitive as a world-class city by treating all her citizens equally so that all citizens experience Dallas as a fair and just place to live, work, and raise a family;

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