'Bill of Rights' quietly added to Miami ballot
A little-publicized Miami charter change proposal on the Jan. 29 ballot includes a gay-rights component.
Posted on Tue, Jan. 22, 2008
BY STEVE ROTHAUS
Miami voters are being asked Jan. 29 to approve a 'Citizens' Bill of Rights'' that would, among other things, promote religious freedom, clean air and scenic beauty.
It would also ban discrimination on the basis of domestic relationship status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression -- though relatively few people are aware of it.[More…]