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Victory in Whole Woman’s Health SCOTUS Case

  • June 27, 2016
  • Posted in News

Statement from ACLU of Kentucky Reproductive Freedom Project Director Derek Selznick on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt “The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt overturning Texas abortion restrictions requiring hospital admitting privileges for doctors and ambulatory surgical center requirements for facilities, calling […]

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Gov. Bevin Announces Formation of Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council

  • June 21, 2016
  • Posted in Criminal Justice Reform

Statement from Smart on Crime Spokesman Russell Coleman on the Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council “Today, Governor Matt Bevin announced the formation of the Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council (CJPAC), which seeks to research and assess proven, innovative criminal justice reforms for implementation in Kentucky. Kentucky Smart on Crime applauds the Governor’s bold leadership on […]

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VICTORY! Prison’s Anti-LGBT Literature Ban Lifted

  • June 7, 2016
  • Posted in Legal

The Kentucky Commissioner of Corrections has said that a minimum and medium security prison in West Liberty can no longer enforce a mail policy that prohibited prisoners from receiving books and magazines that “promote homosexuality.” In just a four-month period in 2015, the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (EKCC) used the policy 13 different times to […]

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