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Omaha’s Non-Discrimination Ordinance Takes Effect Today

FlagPost submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications

Omaha’s new ordinance banning discrimination in employment and public accommodations based on sexual orientation or gender identity go into effect today.

The ordinance passed the city council two weeks ago, adding Omaha to the list of major American cities that bar discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

HRC partnered with Equal Omaha in advocating for the ordinance. The organization activated its local members and supporters as well as provided local leaders with strategic advice and financial support.

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