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GOP-Led Town Is First in Pennsylvania to Repeal LGBTQ+ Protections

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The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reports.The ordinance banned discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and ethnicity, and it covered employment, housing, and public accommodations.

Chambersburg, a town of about 20,000 people in south-central Pennsylvania, was the 70th and most recent municipality in the state to enact such a law.

State law does not cover anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination.The vote to repeal the ordinance was 7-3, mirroring the vote to adopt it.

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