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Same-Sex Couple Denied Family Pass at Galion City Pool

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    Same-Sex Couple Denied ‘Family-Pass’ At Galion Pool
    By Tanisha Mallett
    Wednesday July 9, 2014 5:35 PM

    GALION, Ohio – For people in Galion, summertime includes taking a dip in Heise Park Pool. It is a summer tradition for Melody Mohn and her three children. “We would come almost every day,” Mohn says. This year Mohn says she wanted to continue the family tradition of going to the pool. Only this year, her family included her same sex partner.

    READ MORE: http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/07/09/galion-ohio-same-sex-couple-denied-family-pass-at-galion-pool.html

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    In fairness to the city, seems like they’ve been very responsive and intend to fix this in days.

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    Yep, sounds like a case of here’s what city ordinance says, which when passed was probably not intended to exclude same sex couples, and now the city council is working through the legal process to change it. Probably more kudos to Galion for recognizing the problem and looking to fix it.

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