Protesters gathered outside the Ark Encounter Saturday


GRANT COUNTY,  Ky. (WTVQ)- A protest took place in Grant County Saturday outside Ark Encounter.

A secular group known as Tri-state Freethinkers rallied outside the ark on the anniversary of the encounter’s grand opening.

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The group has protested the ark since before it opened.

On its Facebook page, it says people are protesting because the encounter discriminates when hiring, will receive millions in tax incentives, and promotes anti-scientific information.

The Ark Encounter has refuted all that in the past.