Commonwealth Policy Center

Remember Blaine Adamson? He’s the Lexington graphic artist that was ordered by the Lexington Human Rights Commission to undergo diversity training because he refused to fill a T-shirt order for a gay pride parade. Adamson runs his business according to his convictions, but the message gay pride organizers asked him to print violated his Christian beliefs. Even though Adamson found another printer who’d provide the same quality shirts at the same cost, that wasn’t good enough. The parade organizers wanted him to do it. Now Adamson is finally making his case in front of the Kentucky Supreme Court today. Adamson won at the Kentucky Court of Appeals in 2017. The outcome of this case has First Amendment implications for all of us, regardless of what side of the political spectrum you’re on.