Kentucky Equality Federation sued the Commonwealth of the Kentucky over the ban, a legal theory conceived by Kentucky Equality Federation founder Jordan Palmer who then produced a “legal theory” and approached multiple attorneys to file it; they agreed with him. To the credit of the Commonwealth, it did indeed strike down all gay marriage bans in the Commonwealth on April 16, 2015. Attorneys for the Governor filed an emergency injunction pending an additional ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court or the U.S. Supreme Court, whichever occurred first. On June 26, 2015 the Kentucky Court of Justice dissolved its previous stay.
MARRIAGE EQUALITY SPECIAL STATEMENT: JORDAN PALMER FOR KENTUCKY EQUALITY FEDERATION AND MILES MEEHAN FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY KENTUCKY
Today, we celebrate with LGBTIQ communities across the country; particularly across our Commonwealth, as the U.S. Supreme Court has reached the historic ruling to declare marriage equality for all masses stated Kentucky Equality Federation Secretary-General Jordan Palmer. “As we go along our journey in our pursuit for equality for all, we encourage everyone to get involved and help in your communities. Whether you participate in a march or just take time to sit down with someone and listen to their story, we believe everyone can play a role in making our communities more loving and equal.” – Kentucky Equality Federation Vice Chairman Miles Meehan for Marriage Equality Kentucky.Read More
The Board of Regents of Marriage Equality Kentucky looks at Attorney General Jack Conway’s sudden “change of heart” as political posturing in his move to become Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Jordan Palmer the ex officio president of Marriage Equality Kentucky is challenging Kentucky’s 2004 Constitutional Amendment. Marriage Equality Kentucky is a member organization of the Kentucky Equality Federation, Kentucky’s gay rights organization. Regardless of the outcome, we give thanks to Jordan Palmer for his courage and unwavering dedication to equality for all people. “Jordan Palmer” is also a Kentucky Colonel and the Commanding General Officer/Chairman of the Southeastern Kentucky Brigade of the Kentucky Colonels.
The Kentucky Equality Federation, GoProud, Marriage Equality Kentucky, and special guest Libertarian Girl enjoyed a very successful event on the 2nd Floor of Lexington’s Soundbar on Friday, October 18th to voice support for marriage equality in Kentucky. The goal of this event was to raise awareness that Kentucky is still one of the 37 states where the freedom to marry is not guaranteed to all citizens. Kentucky Equality Federation Vice President of Legal Jillian Hall, Esq., and President Jordan Palmer also spoke about Kentucky Equality Federation’s lawsuit against Kentucky for marriage equality in Kentucky Equality Federation v. Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Marriage Equality Kentucky and Kentucky Equality Federation – possible U.S. Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts questioned whether gay marriage proponents were arguing over a mere label. Same-sex couples have every other right. It’s just about the label, Roberts said.
Marriage Equality Kentucky is a grassroots movement that seeks legal recognition of gender-neutral marriage throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Marriage Equality Kentucky is a proud, sponsored member of Kentucky Equality Federation. Marriage Equality Kentucky’s Board of Regents are appointed by the sitting President of Kentucky Equality Federation, on the advice of the Chair of their […]
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