Skip to comments.Sexual Orientation; Gender Identity or Expression Amendment (Need TN Freepers Now!)
Posted on 05/24/2009 12:18:39 PM PDT by smokeman
To All Shelby County, TN Freepers, please refer to the following URL (http://agendapub.shelbycountytn.gov/sirepub/view.aspx?cabinet=PUBLISHED_MEETINGS&fileid=55753. This document represents and amendment to Chapter 12 of the Shelby County Code of Ordinances. This amendment contains in part what is listed below. This is scheduled to be voted on this Wednesday, 5/27 by the Shelby County Commission. This is another attempt to justify and promote immoral sexual behavior. Ultimately, this amendment will allow homosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals, transvestites, etc.. to enter our schools as teachers with no means to stop it. Please call your Shelby County commissioner immediately and tell them to vote NO on this amendment. There is also an alternate version that excludes churches, but is exactly the same otherwise. Here is the URL to Shelby County, TN website if needed for information about who to call. (Shelby County )
Section 12-126. Definitions:
For purposes of this article, the following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Employer means any person, company or corporation that employs 15 or more individuals and is located in the unincorporated areas of Shelby County.
Gender Identity or Expression means a persons gender-related self-identity, appearance, expression or behavior, regardless of the persons assigned gender at birth.
Sexual Orientation means a persons real or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bisexuality.
Section 12-127. Prohibition of discrimination based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression.
(a) Discrimination against any Shelby County Government employee based on Sexual
Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression shall be prohibited. All appointments and promotions in the system, except as otherwise provided under the provisions of this article, shall be on the basis of competitive examination, and no person in the system or seeking admission thereto shall be appointed, disciplined or dismissed, or in any way favored or discriminated against because of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression.
(b) Discrimination by a contractor or subcontractor who contracts with Shelby County Government against a contractors employee or subcontractor on the basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression shall be prohibited.
(c) Discrimination by a private Employer in an unincorporated area of Shelby County against any person employed by such private Employer on the basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression is prohibited, subject to the limitations in state law and the Shelby County Charter. Exempted from this prohibition are churches (defined as entities classified by the Internal Revenue Service as churches for federal tax purposes) and church-owned entities where such a prohibition would interfere with sincerely held religious tenets of the church.
(d) The provisions of this article pertaining to contractors shall apply to contracts with Shelby County Government for which an RFP, or any bid or proposal is issued after July 1, 2009.
Just ask ‘em if they’d hire a homosexual couple as sitters for their school age kids. (And throw in that they should be allowed to share their reading materials with their kids).
Please, dear God, don't tell me conservatives allow their children to attend tax payer funded government run liberal ideological indoctrination centers.
The problem with private schools is that good ones cost (around here) about $13,000 per year per student. I’m not, and can’t, pay $26,000 per year to send my kids to school. I just have to debrief them when they get home.