Discrimination triggers change
POSTED: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:09pm
Pennsylvania town considers anti-discrimination ordinance after lesbian couple is turned away from bridal shop. Brittany Sweeney reports.
(WBRE) An incident involving a bridal boutique and a lesbian couple is prompting change in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
WW Bridal Boutique on Market Street turned a way a same-sex couple earlier this month. Now, people in Bloomsburg want to ban what they call discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender community.
When local business owner and member of the Democratic State Committee Dwayne Heisler heard what happened, he didn't hesitate to bring up a proposed ordinance to Bloomsburg Town Council.
"I believe that it's so important that the town actually recognize all of its citizens, including the LGBT community," Heisler said.
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