About the No Repeal Campaign
The No Repeal Campaign exists to defend Springfield’s updated nondiscrimination ordinance against a repeal on the April 7, 2015 Springfield ballot.
All hard working people – including those who are gay and transgender – should be treated fairly and equally by the laws of our city, and should have the opportunity to earn a living to provide for themselves and their families. Nobody should have to live in fear of being legally fired for reasons that have nothing to do with their job performance. Therefore, the No Repeal Campaing will work to fight this repeal and defend these protections for all Springfieldians, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
On October 13, 2014, the Springfield City Council passed a bill to amend the city’s current nondiscrimination ordinance by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected categories in employment, housing, and public accommodations — protecting LGBT citizens in Springfield from being fired, denied housing, and denied access to public accommodations simply for being gay or transgender.
On November 5th, 2014, an opposition group turned in signatures to attempt to repeal these protections through an April 2015 ballot referendum.
Vote NO to protect gay and transgender people from discrimination!