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Gay rights advocates in Kentucky say expansion to religious freedom law would hurt LGBTQ+ safeguards

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gay rights advocates pushed back Wednesday against a Republican-sponsored measure to broaden Kentucky’s religious freedom law, claiming it threatens to undermine community-level “fairness ordinances” meant to protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination. Cut through the 2024 election noise. Get The Campaign Moment newsletter. The measure, House Bill 47, won approval from the House Judiciary Committee, but some supporters signaled a willingness to make revisions to the bill as it advances to the full House. The proposal would need Senate approval if it passes the House. Republicans have supermajorities...

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