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Councilor proposes outlawing entering other-sex facilities


June 21, 2016

City Councilor Jeff Goodwin proposed an ordinance last week that would make it a crime to enter a bathroom, locker room or similar facility designated for exclusive use of the opposite sex.

He called it a “very, very draft” ordinance during the City Council’s regular meeting on June 14, and Mayor Jim Gourley referred it to the Public Safety Committee for review. The committee will consider the proposal at a meeting following the next regular council meeting on June 28. The council meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

Under the draft ordinance, a violation would constitute a class C misdemea...

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