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Statement regarding proposed Fairness Ordinance

Please note this statement is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License . Public statement to the Daviess County Fiscal Court, Public Forum on the proposed Fairness Ordinance January 30, 2020 My name is Chad Gesser. I am an Associate Professor of Sociology and have been a full time professor for 16 years of the 25 years I’ve been teaching. I’ve also been a small business owner for the past 10 years. I am here speaking this evening out of a sense of obligation. I have been fortunate for the past 25 years to be able to engage with students in the classroom, mostly introducing them to my field of study: Sociology. For those that do not know, sociology is the study of society. My field of study is built on a body of research and we examine all topics relative to be human, to be in society. My sense of obligation centers around my areas of specialty, which include culture, inequality, and community. Over the past 20 years inequality has been a centr