With a vote of 4-1 January 9th, Paducah (population 25,145) became the ninth Kentucky city to adopt a Fairness Ordinance, prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky (ACLU-KY) has notified the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) of serious fundamental and constitutional issues with “Bible Literacy” courses in some of Kentucky’s Public Schools after an Open Records Act investigation.
Anti-LGBT Judge Mitchell Nance has been found guilty of judicial misconduct. Earlier this year, Nance issued a general order recusing himself from any adoption cases involving gay parents. The Judicial Conduct Commission issued a public reprimand.