Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky has a crosswalk that was painted rainbow-colored to “honor” the LGBTQ community (for being gay or something). They spent taxpayer money to paint the crosswalk the colors of the LGBTQ (add whatever letters I’m missing here, they’re always changing) and now the crosswalks have been deemed safety hazards by the Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner. But never fear, the crosswalk stays, because virtue signaling is more important than safety.
A Kentucky city will keep its rainbow-colored crosswalks while it investigates why federal government officials say the gesture honoring the LGBTQ community is a safety hazard.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner Dowell Hoskins-Squire told the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council on Tuesday that the crosswalks at a prominent downtown intersection will remain as the city conducts more research, as other cities with similar crosswalks have not received such requests for removal.
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