Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Kentuckians Value Fairness Rally

Kentuckians Value Fairness Statewide Rally in Capitol Rotunda Feb. 25

A Kentuckians Value Fairness rally to promote the passage of a statewide Fairness law in Kentucky prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing, and public accommodations will be held in the Frankfort Capitol Rotunda Wednesday, February 25, 12:30-1:30 pm.

House Bill 72, introduced by Representative Mary Lou Marzian (Dist. 34), will be the focus of lobbying and rally support for the day. LGBTQ constituents, along with family and friends from across the Commonwealth, will lobby legislators in the morning with personal stories concerning the need for an anti-discrimination law. Supporters will then join legislators in the Capitol Rotunda for a rally and press conference beginning at 12:30 pm.

"Champion of Fairness" awards will be presented to legislators who have supported a statewide Fairness law in the past.

The media is invited to attend.

The Kentuckians Value Fairness Rally/Press Conference
 will take place on February 25 from 12:30-1:30 pm in the Capitol Rotunda, Frankfort, KY.

It will feature Fairness-friendly Legislators and representatives from the following organizations:

ACLU of Kentucky
B-GLAD (Centre College)
CFAIR (Louisville)
commonGround (University of Louisville)
Fairness Campaign (Louisville)
GLASS (Bellarmine University)
Kentucky Equality Federation
Kentucky Fairness Alliance
Lexington Fairness

For additional information you can contact Chris Hartman, Director of the Fairness Campaign at (502) 893-0788

2 comments:

Erin said...

TEP's equality day on the hill was yesterday, I went and for once I felt like I made a difference in my world

Monica Roberts said...

We still have much work to do...