On July 31st, homosexual activist John DeBartola asked the Somerset County Commissioners to consider extending domestic partner benefits to the same-sex partners of county employees, passing an “anti-discrimination” ordinance — in reality a homosexual special rights ordinance — and creating a human relations commission to enforce the ordinance. DeBartola is a Johnstown resident and the president of the Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter.
After hearing two hours of public comment, Hatboro Council failed to get the five votes needed to override Mayor Norm Hawkes’ veto of Ordinance 998, which would have created a human rights ordinance with “sexual orientation, gender identity or expression” language and a local human relations commission.
The American Family Association of Pennsylvania, a statewide traditional values group, praised Monday’s 5-4 vote in Haverford Township to table Ordinance No. P24-2010, the so-called anti-discrimination ordinance. Earlier on Monday the AFA of PA had once again e-mailed each of the Commissioners outlining reasons why the proposed ordinance was not necessary and giving real world examples of what has happened in other places where such ordinances have passed.
Tonight by a vote of 11-0 Lower Merion Township turned a deaf ear to ignore the warnings and the concerns voiced by constituents and chose instead to give special protections to homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders. Again, this afternoon the American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a statewide family values group, contacted each commissioner and gave them additional information concerning the ramification of such passage.
Homosexual activists are ‘encouraging’ Doylestown Borough to pass a human relations ordinance extending special protections to homosexual, bisexuals and transgenders.
Homosexual activists from Philadelphia plan on pressuring the Lancaster County Commissioners to not eliminate the $470,000 per year county human relations commission. Plus the Philly homosexuals want Lancaster County to add ‘sexual orientation and gender identity’ to its human relations ordinance!
Homosexual activists are placing pressure on the Lancaster County Commissioners to add ‘sexual orientation and gender identity’ to the county’s human relations ordinance. While the commissioners are seeking to rescind Ordinance 30 which created the Lancaster County Human Relations Commission.