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ACLU sues to block new Kentucky law restricting abortions

Apr 11 2018

LOUISVILLE A civil rights group on Wednesday sued to block a Kentucky law that restricts abortion access in the state a day after the governor signed the bill.

ACLU sues to block new Kentucky law restricting abortions

Apr 11 2018

LOUISVILLE A day after the governor signed the bill, a civil rights group on Wednesday sued to block a Kentucky law that restricts abortion access in the state.

Kentucky Senate passes bill restricting abortion procedure

Mar 23 2018

The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to ban a common abortion procedure once the patient reaches her 11th week of pregnancy, in what would amount to one of the strictest abortion limits yet in the United States.

Kentucky legislature passes bill to curb teen marriage

Mar 16 2018

LOUISVILLE Kentucky legislators passed a bill on Friday that seeks to tighten restrictions on child marriage, which advocates said is aimed at blocking weddings between younger girls and older men, a situation they say can lead to domestic violence.

Kentucky clerk opposed to gay marriage to run for 2018 re-election

Nov 07 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. The Kentucky county clerk who drew worldwide attention for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples two years ago will run for re-election next year, her attorney said on Tuesday.

Kentucky judge who refused to hear gay adoption cases resigns

Oct 26 2017

LOUISVILLE A Kentucky judge who made national headlines earlier this year for his refusal to hear adoption cases involving gay, lesbian or bisexual adults has resigned, a state commission announced on Thursday.

Kentucky judge who refused to hear gay adoption cases resigns

Oct 26 2017

LOUISVILLE, Oct 26 A Kentucky judge who made national headlines earlier this year for his refusal to hear adoption cases involving gay, lesbian or bisexual adults has resigned, a state commission announced on Thursday.

Kentucky found liable for legal fees over same-sex marriage suit

Jul 21 2017

LOUISVILLE Kentucky must pay the legal fees of lawyers who represented couples denied marriage licenses in 2015 by a county clerk in the state, a federal judge ruled on Friday in a same-sex marriage case that garnered world attention.

Kentucky found liable for legal fees over same-sex marriage suit

Jul 21 2017

LOUISVILLE Kentucky must pay the legal fees of lawyers who represented couples denied marriage licenses in 2015 by a county clerk in the state, a federal judge ruled on Friday in a same-sex marriage case that garnered world attention.

Unions sue to stop Kentucky's 'right-to-work' law

May 25 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Two labor groups filed suit in a Kentucky court on Thursday challenging a state law passed earlier this year letting employees work in union-represented shops and get union-negotiated benefits without paying dues for such representation.

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