The peaceful and spirited march departed from the campus of Murray State University, continued along the main thoroughfare and ended in a local park with music and other activities. Co-organizer Kora Carlson said of the turnout, "So many smiles today. So many different types of people.
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Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews. The Kentucky Supreme Court dismissed a discrimination claim Thursday against a print shop owner who refused to make a gay pride T-shirt because he said it was against his religious beliefs. The design said "Lexington Pride Festival" on the front.
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The Supreme Court upheld a Fayette Circuit Court ruling that Lexington print shop Hands On Originals was within its rights to refuse to print t-shirts for the festival. The high court said GLSO did not have the statutory standing to assert the claim against Hands On because its an organization—and no individual claimed discrimination against the shop in this incident. No end user may have been denied the service who is a member of the protected class, or perhaps one was.
The Kentucky Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit against a Christian business that refused on religious grounds to make T-shirts for a gay pride event. The court noted that the local anti-discrimination ordinance only allowed for an individual complaint of discrimination to be filed, whereas the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization filed the complaint as a group. Justice David Buckingham recognized this in his concurring opinion, and no member of the court disagreed with that.
Two lower state courts, the circuit court and state court of appeals, also ruled in favor of the print shop. Most Popular. By Mairead McArdle.
So if the court rules against this company the government is now forcing them to HAVE to accept beliefs or values they don't agree with. Sure people on that side are for it but once you allow that. Who's to say next time the government won't tell the other side they HAVE to agree with opposite morals or beliefs.