Gay-rights activist sues Fletcher Rulings sought on private-college funds
By Mark Pitsch, Elisabeth J. Beardsley, and Deborah Yetter The Courier-Journal
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The head of a Kentucky gay-rights group has sued Gov. Ernie Fletcher to try to prevent the state from giving $11 million to a private, religiously affiliated college for a pharmacy school and scholarships.
And the Fletcher administration asked a judge later yesterday to determine whether using taxpayer money for religious schools is legal under the Kentucky Constitution.