Jordan Palmer | Gay Rights | Hate Crimes | Gay Marriage in Kentucky
Col. Jordan Bowling Palmer has been active in civil rights and a public advocate for decades.
From protesting former Governor Ernie Fletcher and later Representative Joseph Fischer for saying "gays had not suffered enough", sponsoring a Soulforce Equality Ride, forcing school boards to allow Gay-Straight Alliances, rallying at Northern Kentucky University and the Hazard Pavilion, forcing policy changes, organizing Kentucky's 1st Gay Marriage License Day, assisting in restoring KADAP, to successfully pushing the 1st Federal Hate Crime convictions in U.S. History.
Palmer also had Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban struck down by a Kentucky judge months before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the issue in Kentucky Equality Federation v Commonwealth of Kentucky (based solely on Palmer's legal theory).
His accomplishments speak for themselves and his impact on Kentucky and United States history, undeniable.
Jordan Palmer also fought Prop 8 in the state of California.