Gary Glen promises to fight ordinance based on sexual orientation
Caroline MacGregor July 25, 2013 | WGVU
a former Republican candidate for US Senate, is strongly opposed to the idea of
what he calls a "discriminatory" homosexual and cross-dressing rights ordinance.
Glenn wants to put the issue before the public and promises to fight Greenville city
council members who try to enact an ordinance based on sexual orientation. Greenville City Manager, George Bosanic, has indicated the city is putting together
a draft ordinance. Glenn questions
any ordinance that establishes a special protected class on what he refers to
as “the basis of cross dressing or homosexual behavior.”
"We consider the so-called sexual orientation and gender identity ordinances, themselves, to be discriminatory."
In May, a
high school student approached the City Council asking that they adopt an
ordinance to prohibit housing and employment discrimination based on sexual
orientation or gender identity.
Glenn says there’s
no evidence of discrimination that requires a special ordinance for a “protected
class” of people.
“Uh, on the one hand, we challenged homosexual activists over the last decade, whenever they proposed one of these ordinances to present even one person who has actually been denied a job or housing on the basis of who they have sex with and so far they have not been able to present even one example.”
claims to have numerous examples of discrimination against individuals who have
voiced opposition to what he terms the homosexual political agenda.
"We can present multiple examples of people who have been discriminated against because they don't agree with homosexual activists political agenda."
Glenn cites the case of the Vice President of the University of Toledo, a black Christian woman, who Glenn says was fired because she dared write a letter to the editor saying she objected to homosexual activists comparing their agenda to the black civil rights movement.
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