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Pride Month Events

  • June 1, 2017
  • Posted in LGBT Rights

June is Pride Month! There are many pride events going on across Kentucky, which have been added to our calendar. The ACLU of Kentucky will take to the streets again and march in the Kentuckiana Pride Parade in Louisville! Join us by registering here. We will meet at Tryangles (209 S. Preston Street) at 6:30, […]

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ACLLU-KY, Allies File Ethics Complaint Against Kentucky Judge Refusing Adoptions to Same-Sex Couples

  • May 16, 2017
  • Posted in Legal

ACLU of Kentucky, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Fairness Campaign urge the Judicial Conduct Commission to remove Judge W. Mitchell Nance from office. May 16, 2017 — The ACLU of Kentucky, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign, and University of Louisville Law Professor Sam Marcosson filed a […]

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ACLU Issues Texas ‘Travel Advisory’

  • May 9, 2017
  • Posted in Immigrants' Rights

The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” May 9, 2017 informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible violation of their constitutional rights when stopped by law enforcement. The alert comes amid the passing of a Texas law known as SB4. The law gives a green […]

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Take Action for Pregnant Workers’ Rights

  • April 18, 2017
  • Posted in News

No one in Kentucky should have to choose between the health of their pregnancy and their job. Yet, this is happening all too often in the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Pregnant Workers’ Rights Act (KY PWRA), filed during the regular session of the 2017 General Assembly (HB 260/SB172), would ensure that pregnant workers are given fair […]

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Lawsuit Keeps Last Abortion Clinic in Kentucky Open

  • April 10, 2017
  • Posted in Legal

A federal court signed an order April 10, 2017 that permits the last clinic in Kentucky to remain open during the pendency of the case.  The American Civil Liberties Union and attorneys at Lynch, Cox, Gilman & Goodman P.S.C. filed a federal lawsuit aimed at blocking unconstitutional state laws that would have forced the clinic […]

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Update: Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order in Clinic Closure Case

  • March 31, 2017
  • Posted in Legal

A Judge has GRANTED a temporary restraining order, blocking the state from shutting down EMW Women’s Surgical Center. The American Civil Liberties Union and attorneys at Lynch, Cox, Gilman & Goodman P.S.C filed a federal lawsuit aimed at blocking unconstitutional state laws that would have forced the clinic to close. The law that Kentucky used […]

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ACLU Challenges Imminent Closure of Kentucky’s Last Abortion Clinic

  • March 29, 2017
  • Posted in Legal

***Breaking (3/31/17, 2PM) A Judge has GRANTED a temporary restraining order, blocking the state from shutting down EMW Women’s Surgical Center*** The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the imminent closure of Kentucky’s last abortion clinic. The ACLU and attorneys at Lynch, Cox, Gilman & Goodman P.S.C. filed the federal lawsuit aimed at blocking unnecessary […]

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2017 Board of Directors Elections

  • March 17, 2017
  • Posted in News

It’s Time to Vote! 2017 ACLU of KY Board of Directors Voting is now available online here. You will need your Member ID to vote.  You can find it on the label of the postcard that was mailed to you about this election. Can’t find your Member ID or want to request a paper ballot?  […]

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Ask Governor Bevin to Veto “Blue Lives Matter”

  • March 7, 2017
  • Posted in News

After a 33-5 vote in the Kentucky Senate, the “Blue Lives Matter” bill House Bill 14 heads to the Governor’s desk. The legislation adds first responders as a protected class under Kentucky’s hate crime statutes. We joined our allies in opposing this bill because it was devised as a counter to the Black Lives Matter […]

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