10:23am

Thu August 29, 2013
State Capitol

Frankfort Passes Fairness Ordinance With 3-2 Vote

FRANKFORT — Kentucky's capital city on Thursday became the fifth in the state to adopt an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on sexual orientation. With the 3-2 passage of the ordinance by its city commission, Frankfort joined Lexington, Louisville, Covington and Vicco in Perry County as cities with similar ordinances. Mayor Bill May and Commissioners Katie Flynn Hedden and Tommy Haynes voted for the ordinance, while Commissioners Robert Roach and Lynn Bowers opposed it.  Read more...


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