The ACLU of Kentucky is a founding member of the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. The ACLU of Kentucky works to end the use of the death penalty through legal action, advocacy, and public education.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life and imperiled the health and financial security of thousands of Kentuckians. We've been working harder than ever to continue defending the civil rights and liberties of everyone in our commonwealth. See what actions we've taken and get involved.
Freedom of Speech
The fundamental constitutional protections of due process and equal protection embodied in our Constitution and Bill of Rights apply to every “person” and are not limited to citizens.
The Commonwealth of Kentucky incarcerates too many people for too long and for the wrong reasons.
The ACLU of Kentucky has been an ally from the very beginning of the LGBT rights movement in KY, working towards a society in which all individuals enjoy the basic rights of equality, privacy and personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.