(WKYC) One part of a proposal to update the Cleveland, Ohio’s anti-discrimination law is stirring a lot of debate and controversy.
Councilmen Matt Zone and Joe Cimperman are behind ordinances to modernize the city’s present anti-discrimination measures, including a “public accommodations” ordinance that would allow transgender individuals to use the public bathroom and locker room where they feel most comfortable.
A council committee held the first hearing on the measure Wednesday afternoon.
The public accommodations proposal would prevent Cleveland businesses from deciding which restrooms and locker facilities a person must use.
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