Small Arkansas town split over anti-discrimination measure

In this May 6, 2015 photo, a sign in support of an anti-discrimination ordinance is displayed in a retail shop window in Eureka Springs, Ark. Voters in Eureka Springs will decide Tuesday, May 12, 2015 whether to keep a measure that would prohibit the city and private businesses from discriminating against someone based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Nestled in the hills of northwest Arkansas, Eureka Springs has long relished in its dual personalities — known for its play depicting Jesus’ final days and a 66-foot-tall “Christ of the Ozarks” statue as well as its reputation as a gay-friendly tourist destination, bolstered by being the first in the state to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

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