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Bi-Partisan Team of KY State Senators Introduce KY Competitive Workforce Act

  • February 12, 2016
  • Posted in LGBT Rights Advocacy

Bill Would Update KY Civil Rights Act to Add LGBT Protections For the first time, a bi-partisan team of Kentucky State Senators has introduced a bill that would update Kentucky’s Civil Rights Act to protect LGBT people from discrimination–the Kentucky Competitive Workforce Act – Senate Bill 176. Led by Senator Morgan McGarvey, a Louisville Democrat, […]

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Unconstitutional Ultrasound Bill Headed to full Senate

  • February 11, 2016
  • Posted in News

A Kentucky Senate Committee today sent anti-abortion measure SB 152 to the full Senate for consideration.  SB 152 would force a doctor to perform an ultrasound prior to an abortion and require the doctor to give a mandated, detailed description of the fetus, regardless of the doctor’s medical judgement. Mirror bills have been found unconstitutional […]

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Senate Cmte. hears testimony on bill that would alter marriage licenses

  • February 10, 2016
  • Posted in News

The Kentucky State Senate today held a hearing on SB5, a proposed bill that would remove the name and title of the county clerk or deputy clerk from all marriage licenses. The bill passed and now moves to the full Senate for consideration. William Sharp, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky, […]

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