Chambersburg Borough Council to vote on whether to repeal anti-discrimination ordinance


Chambersburg Borough Council is expected to vote Monday night on whether to repeal its anti-discrimination ordinance. The borough would be the first municipality in the state to repeal the ordinance after the council passed it in October. ordinance protects members of the community from discrimination based on ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Currently, 70 municipalities — including Camp Hill, Harrisburg and Gettysburg — have similar anti-discrimination protections. Pennsylvania does not have a statewide anti-discrimination law for issues of sexual orientation or gender identity in the workplace.

Chambersburg Borough Council is expected to vote Monday night on whether to repeal its anti-discrimination ordinance.

The borough would be the first municipality in the state to repeal the ordinance after council passed it in October.

The ordinance protects members of the community from discrimination based on ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Currently, 70 municipalities — including Camp Hill, Harrisburg and Gettysburg — have similar anti-discrimination protections.

Pennsylvania does not have a statewide anti-discrimination law for issues of sexual orientation or gender identity in the workplace.

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