Fairness Ordinance Passed In Maysville

Posted at 5:03 AM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 05:03:45-04

MASON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Mason County city has become the 10th in the state to pass a fairness ordinance.

Louisville based advocacy group, "The Fairness Campaign" says Maysville passed the ordinance Thursday.

The ordinance will prohibit sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination for housing, employment and other public accommodations.

The first two Kentucky cities to pass fairness ordinances were Lexington and Louisville in 1999.

Since then, Covington, Frankfort, Morehead, Danville, Vicco, Midway and Paducah also have passed fairness ordinances.