A small business owner in Lockport, Illinois, is defending a controversial sign that makes reference to transgender people outside his store after facing backlash from the local community. The sign, posted outside Richard Tisch’s pawn shop, reads, “Help wanted — must be female from birth.” Some Lockport residents blasted the sign on social media, calling...
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FEBRUARY 28, 2014
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DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
2014 - LOCKPORT LOCKS HERITAGE DISTRICT CORPORATION
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