After the passage of Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance at the end of last year, which extended the city’s nondiscrimination policy to include residents’ sexual orientation, genetic information and gender identity in matters of public accommodation, employment, housing transactions and city contracting, various organizations have been created both in support and in opposition.In reaction to the ordinance, local congregations and clergy banded together with outside help from the Texas Pastors Council and the conservative, legal advocacy group the Liberty Institute. The organization Plano Citizens United was started. In December, the group began passing out fliers door-to-door and collecting signatures in an attempt to overturn the ordinance. As of Tuesday, the group claimed it had enough signatures to do just that.
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