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City To Look At Options For HRC

September 30, 2013

WHEELING — It appears the Wheeling Human Rights Commission’s authority to investigate complaints of discrimination would be limited — but not eliminated entirely — under proposed legislation before......

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Sep-30-13 11:15 PM

Looks like council woke- up and realized it better to have a local commission rather than the State Human Rights. Things are changing down state and if they have control in Charleston more than one change could happen at the local level.

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Sep-30-13 5:51 PM

mkhunt: If you're black, grow up, if your white, look into your guilt complex.

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Sep-30-13 5:49 PM

Do you really think the hullabaloo about the police supposedly harassing a couple of black guys is for real now? That is all part of the HRC's survival plan. When are these black winers going to grow up? And when are the political fools that cater to these racist blacks going to get some backbone and standup for the entire city?

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Sep-30-13 1:15 PM

This is a preliminary system and not a violation of the justice system. Giving people a way to locally deal with the existing discrimination is a good thing for everyone. The continuing inequality tramples on the poor.

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Sep-30-13 8:24 AM

A good example of what is wrong with the current HRC, it is not a star chamber no matter how much its supporters want it to be. The city cannot umbrella a "court" just because some people want to be able to punish others, it violates due process. The HRC currently believes it has the power of subpoena, to collect evidence and hold hearings wherein in it tells people what they can or cannot do. My college prof once said that when people go to the right/left political extremes they become the same thing. It appears to be true. Far right wacks, in the McViegh mold, think they have some right to convene courts and try public officials for violating the constitution. Soverign Courts they are called. And yet here we have the far left flakes demanding that they have a made up court to try people who are not sharing their property, or who have been politically incorrect. Holding "hearings", collecting evidence, requiring attendance is for the courts, not the HRC. It

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