One of the supporters, Bil Browning, said gays and lesbians experience discrimination every day, and that council leaders therefore need to adopt the ordinance.
"They tend to think that this is a special right that they're wanting to give to us. But the right to be able to keep your job and have your job based on how well you perform your job is not a special right," Browning said.
The WRTV 6 story
an interview with WRTV 6 (ABC) news. The focus of the story was Indiana Equality's efforts to get the city-county council to pass a human rights ordinance that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. The measure is currently three votes shy of passage.