Cincinnati City Council approved to ban non-essential, city-funded travel to North Carolina and Mississippi over the anti-LGBT laws passed in those states.
According to a Twitter post by council member Chris Seelbach, the vote was passed 7-2.
City of Cincinnati just banned all city funded, non-essential travel to the State of North Carolina and Mississippi. pic.twitter.com/9deJmuKo9r— Chris Seelbach (@ChrisSeelbach) April 13, 2016
City of Cincinnati just banned all city funded, non-essential travel to the State of North Carolina and Mississippi. pic.twitter.com/9deJmuKo9r
The decision follows the passage of controversial laws in each state affecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Dayton, Ohio and Cuyahoga County near Cleveland has also banned travel to North Carolina.
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