Supporters and opponents of the proposed non-discrimination ordinance hold up signs inside the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center prior to the start of a City Council meeting last year.
Supporters and opponents of the proposed non-discrimination ordinance hold up signs inside the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center prior to the start of a City Council meeting last year. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Supporters and opponents of the proposed non-discrimination ordinance hold up signs inside the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center prior to the start of a City Council meeting last year. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte, N.C., approves LGBT protections, in move likely to spark state battle

February 22, 2016 10:30 AM