Salt Lake City resident Elizabeth Solomon has a license plate that reads GAYSROK, which can be deciphered as “gays are OK” or “gays rock.” The plate on her other car spells out GAYRYTS. You’d think the conservative and religious state of Utah would find pro-gay signage of any kind unsuitable. But Jane Phan, a judge with the Utah State Tax Commission, didn’t. (msnbc)
“The narrow issue before us is whether a reasonable person would believe the terms ‘gays are OK’ and ‘gay rights’ are, themselves, offensive to good taste and decency. It is the conclusion of the commission that a reasonable person would not,” Phan wrote.