Biloxi's mayor: 'We do not discriminate. Period'

Biloxi's mayor: 'We do not discriminate. Period'

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Just hours after Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act into law, Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich went on the record to say, "We do not discriminate, period."

Tuesday night, Mayor Gilich gave the Biloxi City Council a measure he expects them to approve following the passage of HB 1523.

"This legislation and similar legislation passed or being considered in other states has been perceived by many across the country to be discriminatory and could result in consequences negative to our future," Gilich said.

The Biloxi resolution proposed by Gilich states: "The City of Biloxi is widely known for its cultural diversity and hospitality to all people and welcomes all citizens and visitors," and "the City of Biloxi does not sanction or tolerate discrimination against its citizens or visitors and seeks to preserve and protect the rights of all individuals regardless of religion or identity."

Read the entire resolution here>>

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