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Breonna Taylor's Legacy One Year Later

Saturday, March 13, 2021, marks the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death. It wasn’t only the tragedy of a young and promising life stolen that moved Kentuckians to action from Hazard to Paducah; it was also the insult of injustice. 

March 12, 2021

The Kentucky General Assembly Must Stop Attacks on Free Speech

Lawmakers are pushing two bills that would weaponize the criminal legal system to silence a population crying out for justice. Both House Bill 479 and Senate Bill 211 would be used to threaten protesters with excessive prosecution, deterring them from exercising their right to free speech.

March 11, 2021