Judge rejects block on anti-bias law

Fayetteville civil rights law takes effect after judge denies injunction

Posted: November 7, 2015 at 3:15 a.m.

The city's Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance will go into effect today after a Washington County circuit judge on Friday denied ordinance opponents' request to stay implementation of the law and prevent its enforcement while their lawsuit continues.

Meeting information

Fayetteville Civil Rights Commission

• When: 5:30 p.m. Monday

• Where: Room 111, City Administration Building, 113 W. Mountain St.

• On the agenda: Choosing a chairperson and determining which members get shortened terms in order to stagger the commission’s turnover.

Source: Fayetteville City Attorney’s Office

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