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Kentucky judge rules in favor of printer that refused to print t‑shirts for pride event

Monday, April 27, 2015
The shirts were to display the pride logo (seen above) on the front, and the names of event sponsors on the reverse.
The ruling by Fayette County Circuit Judge James Ishmael overturned a decision by the city's Human Rights Commission that ruled in 2014 that the print shop, Hands On Originals, violated a city law that bans discrimination based on a person's ...

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‘Christian outfitter’ appeals ruling it discriminated by refusing gay pride shirts

Friday, December 12, 2014
The shirts were to display the pride logo (seen above) on the front, and the names of event sponsors on the reverse.
"Hands On Originals" argues that printing gay pride t-shirts is morally objectionable, and the ruling violates their freedom of religion and expression. ...

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Human Rights Commission sides with gay group in discrimination complaint

Monday, November 26, 2012
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A Kentucky Human Rights Commission has sided with organizers of the Lexington Pride Festival in its discrimination complaint against T-shirt printer Hands On Originals, after the owner refused to print t-shirts for the city's annual pride event, ...

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Church billboard in Lexington, Ky., condemns homosexuality, abortion

Saturday, May 26, 2012
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Drivers in Lexington, Ky., have been caught by surprise by a new billboard condemning homosexuality and abortion using Old Testament references. ...

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Pride organizers claim discrimination by ‘Christian’ t-shirt supplier

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Organizers of the Lexington Pride Festival have filed a complaint against local apparel company, Hands On Originals, after the owner refused to print t-shirts for the city's annual pride event, and said it was because his is ...

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Kentucky teens accused of trying to kill gay classmate

Thursday, April 22, 2010
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Two teenagers charged in an attack on a gay classmate in eastern Kentucky have been released from jail. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that 18-year-old Ashley N. Sams and 18-year-old Corrine M. Schwab were released Wednesday after posting $25,000 bonds each. ...

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