OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Norman resident has sued to get a
proclamation of his sexual preference on the Oklahoma license tag
he displays on the back of his car.
But state officials have declined to provide 28-year-old Keith
Kimmel with a vanity tag that says IM GAY, and now he's suing to
The Oklahoma Tax Commission turned Kimmel down last year because
of an internal rule against special license tags that "may be
offensive to the general public."
The political science-pre-law student at Oklahoma City Community
College filed suit Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court. His
suit asks District Judge Noma Gurich to order tax officials to
grant his application for the IM GAY tag.
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