Gay rights becomes major issue in Holland City Council election

6:42 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Gay rights becomes major issue in Holland City Council election

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Holland races being watched closely by gay rights groups across state
Holland Elections in this quaint west Michigan community are normally stolid affairs. City Council candidates often run unopposed and, if theyre challenged, the campaigns are unfailingly civil. Not this year. Two incumbents are being opposed by challengers who would reverse a vote by the council in 2011 declining to add sexual orientation to a city anti-discrimination law.