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It Is Time for LMPD to Release the Racial Profiling Report

  • October 21, 2014
  • Posted in Legal

ACLU Appeals to AG for Release of LMPD Racial Profiling Report Calls on LMPD to Be Open, Transparent with Community Today the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky filed an Open Records Act appeal to Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway requesting that the Louisville Metro Police Department be forced to release the results of a publicly-funded […]

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Fairness Ordinance Fails in Berea-Highlights Need for Statewide Fairness

  • October 8, 2014
  • Posted in LGBT Rights

Berea’s City Council failed to pass an LGBT Fairness Ordinance.  The anti-discrimination measure, which would have protected LGBT Bereans from discrimination in the workplace, in housing, and in restaurants or other forms of public accommodations, was defeated with a 5-3 vote. Founded in May 2011, Bereans for Fairness, in coordination with Kentucky’s Fairness Coalition, began […]

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ACLU of KY Calls on Prosecutors to Refuse Cooperation with ICE on Detainer Scheme

  • October 7, 2014
  • Posted in Immigrants' Rights

ICE proposal likely unethical, violation of individuals’ civil rights   On October 7th, the ACLU of Kentucky sent a letter to the Prosecutors Advisory Council alerting it to recent efforts by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to enlist the aid of prosecutors in combating the recent trend of jailers refusing to comply with immigration […]

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