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State Supreme Court Weighs Future of Fayetteville's LGBT Protections

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/9/2017 11:49 am

Arkansas Supreme Court justices questioned Thursday whether a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity flies in the face of a 2015 state law that was intended to prevent local LGBT protections.

Key Legal Test Approaches for Arkansas LGBT Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/1/2017 12:56 pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether the city or the state should prevail in a disagreement over banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Arkansas Appealing Ruling on City's LGBT Protections

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 11:59 am

Arkansas' attorney general is appealing a judge's ruling that a city ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity doesn't conflict with a state law aimed at blocking local protections for gays and lesbians.

Fayetteville Anti-bias Ordinance Splits City, Chamber

by Marty Cook 11/24/2014 12:00 am

On Dec. 9, Fayetteville voters will decide the fate of Ordinance 5703 — commonly known as Chapter 119 — which would prohibit discrimination in the workplace or in housing based on veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic background.

Fayetteville Taking Bids For 2 City-Owned Acres

by Chris Bahn 1/21/2013 12:00 am

The city of Fayetteville is accepting bids for about 2 acres of property it owns on the east side of town.