Ordinance Supporters Show Up To Be Counted

Backers Do What Needed To Be Done to Win Big

Posted: August 24, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Staff Photo DAVID GOTTSCHALK Residents and others wanting to speak Tuesday to the Fayetteville City Council line up outside the City Administration Building. Attendees waited to talk to aldermen about a civil rights ordinance before council members voted.

Somebody needed to stand up for the anti-discrimination ordinance if the Fayetteville City Council was going to pass it. Hundreds did at Tuesday's council meeting. They kept standing into the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

This story is only available from our archives.