BANGOR- Bangor is now one of over 100 cities in 37 states to sign on to the Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination Coalition.
Council Chair Baldacci made the announcement on Monday, making him the first mayor in the state to join.
“It’s really important that we have a community that is inclusive to all, and that honors peaceful action and tolerance and unity,” said Baldacci.
Council Chair Baldacci encourages all cities in the state to get on board with the coalition.
They will aim to create laws to ban discrimination and hate crimes on a local, state, and federal level.