Category Archives: Nondiscrimination ordinances
This year Heartland Clergy for Inclusion participated in a coalition of organizations and individuals called Equal Omaha which led the effort to pass an employment non-discrimination ordinance in Omaha, Nebraska. Local paper The Reader wrote a behind-the-scenes account with a great discussion of Heartland Clergy for Inclusion. An excerpt: In early 2011, Gordon said Gray [...]
There will be a rally tonight at the First United Methodist Church of Omaha in support of the Equal Employment Ordinance that will be debated before the City Council tomorrow. Learn more about the event and get directions here.
Heartland Clergy for Inclusion is in the news today in the Omaha World-Herald for its support of the Equal Employment Ordinance before the City of Omaha City Council this week. The ordinance would include sexual orientation and gender identity within the protected classes of existing employment non-discrimination law. The Rev. Dr. Eric Elnes, senior pastor [...]
In response to today’s article in the Omaha World Herald about the Equal Employment ordinance, I encourage you to send your letters to the editor in support of the ordinance. The article makes it appear that religious people were only in opposition, whereas during the public debate in 2010 more clergy spoke for the ordinance [...]
Welcome to the Heartland Clergy for Inclusion’s presentation of The Heartland Proclamation. Join us in an ongoing conversation about God’s unconditional love for all people and about advocation of justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons.