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Wichita / Gay Rights Law #257768

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1978
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(Studio) Wichita city voters' repeal of law protecting homosexuals against discrimination reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Wichita, Kansas) Previous anti-gay votes in Miami and Saint Paul recalled. [Reverend Ron ADRIAN - speaks about moral issue involved in gay rights.] [Homophile Alliance co-dir. Robert LEWIS - thinks it's civil and human rights issue and that voters who defeated law were mislead.] Kansas conservatism described. Wichita city cncl.'s adoption of anti-discrimination law detailed; one of those in favor of law noted as recently elected Mayor Connie Peters. [ADRIAN - says Peters, and others who voted for law, owe city an apology.] [PETERS - says she won't apologize.] Gays' turn to fed.law or Supreme Court for help noted.
REPORTER: Robert Jordan

Jordan, Robert;
Mudd, Roger

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