The Dismantling of Hate Crime Legislation

  By: Sunny Spears People all over the United States have protested, written letters, and hosted town halls with their legislators in demand for the broad values of equality, justice and more specifically, to bring an end to the innocent being killed by police.  Unfortunately, Kentucky legislators responded to these protests with House Bill 14…

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Message From The Chairman

Hello Members and Friends, I am excited about The People’s Campaign (TPC) – a growing group of people who are doing something that hasn’t been done before! The Meetup to Move Brunch in Lexington is bringing the community together to: Get Updates Share Information  Get Organized  Find Out How To Support Others  Eat Well  Enjoy…

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You Should Still Care About Bevin versus Beshear

By: Junis Baldon The latest salvo in the ongoing battle between Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear trickled into the General Assembly this past legislative session, and almost led to a fundamental restructuring of executive power in Kentucky.  HB 281, which started as an effort to increase public transparency and oversight over the…

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HB 151: History Repeats Itself

By: Junis L. Baldon State legislators who sought to maintain segregated schools during Louisville’s busing crisis in the 1970s may finally get their wish.  Just forty-two years too late.  In 1975, after being reversed by a federal appeals court, federal judge James Gordon entered a decree desegregating Louisville public schools.  Almost immediately, the General Assembly…

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