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3:56 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Fairness Legislation Receives First Ever Hearing

The Kentucky House Judiciary Committee made history Wednesday by hearing discussion of a statewide fairness law.

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Local/Regional News
9:55 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Fairness Advocates Rally for Three Bills

photo by Rae Hodge

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. 

Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, a Democrat of Louisville, is  sponsoring a bill that would prevent employers from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation. The bill, along with Senate Bill 28, would also make it illegal for landlords and real estate agents to discriminate on those grounds.

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