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#GiveLocalLou: More than $31,000 Raised!

  • October 1, 2015
  • Posted in News

***Update: Thanks for your support!  We raised $31, 890 which will be augmented with prize dollars, as well as proportionate match dollars. We couldn’t do this work without your support*** Donate to the ACLU of Kentucky this Give Local Louisville day here. Today the ACLU of Kentucky is taking part in the biggest day of […]

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Faces of Liberty: Enid Trucios-Haynes

  • October 1, 2015
  • Posted in Anniversary

This is one in a series of profiles marking the 60th anniversary of the ACLU of Kentucky’s founding. Each week through December 2015 we will highlight the story of one member, client, case, board or staff member that has been an integral part of our organization’s rich history. Enid Trucios-Haynes Enid Trucios-Haynes is an immigration […]

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Death Row Exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth Tours Kentucky in October

  • September 29, 2015
  • Posted in Abolition of the Death Penalty

Honorably discharged former Marine, Kirk Bloodsworth is the first person in the United States exonerated from death row by DNA testing. In 1984 he was arrested for the rape and murder of nine-year-old girl. He was sentenced to death in Maryland in 1985. In 1992, Kirk read about a new forensic breakthrough called DNA fingerprinting, […]

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