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Statesboro leaders approve equity law, refute social media falsehoods
Nondiscrimination ordinance does not restrict speech; no such constraint was proposed
Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar, during Tuesday's council meeting, displays a printout of social media posts misrepresenting the city's new nondiscrimination ordinance and the process used to enact it. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
Statesboro City Council approved the three-part Nondiscrimination and Equity Ordinance by a 4-1 vote Tuesday, adding that Article 2, which includes a 6% margin of preference for minority and female-owned local businesses in city bids, will be revisited after four fiscal years.
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