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  • T-shirts now in religious liberty battle's spotlight

    by Art Toalston & Kentucky Today Staff, posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 (11 months ago)

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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) -- And now it's T-shirts.

    Blaine Adamson, owner of Hands On Originals apparel company, has become another figure in the battle over religious liberty for refusing to print T-shirts for a gay pride festival because of his Christian beliefs.

    In 2014, Adamson's small business in Lexington, Ky., was charged by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission with violating the city's fairness ordinance for refusing to print T-shirts in 2012 ordered by Lexington's Gay and Lesbian Services Organization.

    Both the Fayette Circuit Court and the Kentucky Court of Appeals subsequently ruled in favor of Hands On Originals before an appeal was filed with the Kentucky Supreme Court in January. Read More

  • First Amendment upheld in Ky. Court of Appeals

    by Myriah Snyder/Western Recorder, posted Monday, May 15, 2017 (one year ago)

    In an apparent victory for religious liberty in the marketplace, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 on May 12 in favor of a Lexington, Ky., T-shirt company's refusal to print gay pride shirts in 2012. Read More