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Take Action: Oppose “Blue Lives Matter”

  • February 7, 2017
  • Posted in News

A bill that pays lip service to public safety is advancing in the Kentucky Legislature, and we need your help to stop it. Contact your legislators and ask them to vote no on the Blue Lives Matter bill, HB 14. The bill, HB 14, seeks to upend hate crimes law by adding first responders as […]

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From ACLU National: Trump discriminated. We sued.

  • January 28, 2017
  • Posted in News

The ACLU and several other legal organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of two Iraqi men who were en route to the United States when President Trump issued an executive order banning many Muslims from entering the country. The lead plaintiffs were detained by the U.S. government and threatened with deportation – even though they […]

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Anti-LGBT Bills Filed in Kentucky House

  • January 11, 2017
  • Posted in LGBT Rights

Two anti-LGBT bills were filed on the first day of the Kentucky General Assembly–a “License to Discriminate” House Bill 105 and anti-transgender “Bathroom Bill” House Bill 106. Both measures were filed by Middlesboro Democrat Representative Rick Nelson. They come on the heels of critical statements from Republican Governor Matt Bevin, who recently eschewed anti-transgender bathroom legislation, calling it […]

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