fairness campaign http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway Explains Decision to Not Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Order http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-jack-conway-explains-decision-not-appeal-same-sex-marriage-order <p>FRANKFORT — Last month, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn&nbsp;issued an opinion that Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban&nbsp;violated the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution, effectively allowing out-of-state same-sex marriages to be recognized in the state.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:26:18 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8779 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway Explains Decision to Not Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Order Q&A: Fairness Campaign's Chris Hartman Discusses Kentucky Same-Sex Marriage Opinion http://wfpl.org/post/qa-fairness-campaigns-chris-hartman-discusses-kentucky-same-sex-marriage-opinion <p>Movement last week on the same-sex marriage issue in Kentucky presents great potential—but possibly&nbsp;some risk—for LGBT people in the state, Fairness Campaign director Chris Hartman said.</p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 8602 at http://wfpl.org Q&A: Fairness Campaign's Chris Hartman Discusses Kentucky Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Fairness Campaign Focuses on Discrimination Issues; Supports Ky. Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit http://wfpl.org/post/fairness-campaign-focuses-discrimination-issues-supports-ky-same-sex-marriage-lawsuit <p>The head of Louisville's Fairness Campaign says a recent challenge to Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage may bring more attention to the disparity in rights that exists in the state.</p><p>The Fairness Campaign has long fought to pass city and state-level laws banning discrimination based on sexual orientation in housing and employment. Now, Louisville residents Michael De Leon and Greg Bourke have <a href="/post/louisville-couple-challenges-kentucky-same-sex-marriage-ban-dont-want-wait-another-20-years">filed suit on Friday challenging Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban.&nbsp;</a></p> Sun, 28 Jul 2013 10:33:29 +0000 Gabe Bullard 6273 at http://wfpl.org Fairness Campaign Focuses on Discrimination Issues; Supports Ky. Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Kentucky Fairness Campaign Director Chris Hartman's Car Damaged, Defaced With Swastika http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-fairness-campaign-director-chris-hartmans-car-damaged-defaced-swastika <p>On Saturday night, some 300 people gathered at the Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville for the annual ACLU-KY/Fairness Dinner. Things got ugly after the festivities concluded.</p><p>Fairness Campaign Director Chris Hartman left at about 11:30 p.m. and discovered that his car parked near the Ali Center had been sideswiped while parked on the street—the mirror damaged, the side dented and scratched. He called Louisville Metro Police to file an accident report.</p><p>Officers noticed more.</p> Sun, 24 Mar 2013 22:11:22 +0000 Joseph Lord 4651 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Fairness Campaign Director Chris Hartman's Car Damaged, Defaced With Swastika Gunning for Three Bills, Fairness Campaign Hopes at Least for Kentucky House Hearing http://wfpl.org/post/gunning-three-bills-fairness-campaign-hopes-least-kentucky-house-hearing <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">FRANKFORT — Seeking the passage of three pieces of legislation protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation, more than 200 people rallied on Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda with Kentucky's Fairness Campaign.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:00:15 +0000 Rae Hodge 4111 at http://wfpl.org Gunning for Three Bills, Fairness Campaign Hopes at Least for Kentucky House Hearing What Kentucky's Fairness Campaign Learned from Vicco, Kentucky http://wfpl.org/post/what-kentuckys-fairness-campaign-learned-vicco-kentucky <p></p><p>Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign leaders say they plan to use the small eastern Kentucky city of Vicco as a model for grassroots movements pushing fairness ordinances in other cities.</p><p>Last week, <a href="/post/eastern-kentucky-town-vicco-pop-334-passes-fairness-ordinance">Vicco became the fourth Kentucky city </a>and the smallest city nationwide to adopt a fairness ordinance. The law protects all residents from discrimination regardless of sexual orientation, race, religion or age.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 3513 at http://wfpl.org What Kentucky's Fairness Campaign Learned from Vicco, Kentucky