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Court Of Appeals Rules In Favor Of Hands On Originals

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  --The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled a Lexington business was within its rights when it refused to print shirts for Lexington's Gay Pride Festival.

The owner of Hands on Originals argued that he refused to print the shirts for the 2012 festival because it was against his religious beliefs.

Later, the Human Rights Commission ruled the business had discriminated against potential customers based on their sexual preferences.

The commission appealed a circuit court ruling that said the business owner was within his rights, but the court of appeals agreed with the circuit judge.

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