Tag: kentucky

Kentucky Attorney General sues governor regarding in-person school ban

November 21, 2020
Kentucky’s attorney general and a Christian school have sued the state’s governor — charging that a ban on in-person classroom teaching violates the First Amendment and religious freedom. Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Danville Christian Academy claim in the lawsuit filed in federal court Friday that Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive order to combat the coronavirus

Kentucky congressman defends teen accused in protest deaths

September 5, 2020
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky congressman said a teenager charged with fatally shooting two people with a semi-automatic rifle during the unrest in Wisconsin showed “incredible restraint” and acted in self-defense.Rep. Thomas Massie also told a radio interviewer on Thursday that if he were on the jury, he would vote to acquit the teenager

Daniel Cameron, Kentucky A.G., Speaks at the R.N.C.: Full Transcript

August 26, 2020
Attorney General Daniel Cameron of Kentucky has been under intense pressure in recent months to charge three police officers in the killing of Breonna Taylor, who was unarmed when the officers broke into her home without warning and shot her.But in his speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, his only mention of her

Conservatives could push Kentucky Supreme Court right thanks to surprise open seat

July 8, 2020
Campaign Action Harris, meanwhile, represents an extremely red district in Martin and Pike counties on the very eastern tip of the state, but during the primary, Wright attacked him as an “anti-NRA Democrat” allied with “Louisville radicals.” Louisville is home to the largest Black population in the state and has been the site of major

Democrats Flip Virginia, But the Kentucky Governor Race Is Too Close to Call

November 9, 2019
Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades on Tuesday while the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky was too close to call despite a last-minute boost from President Donald Trump. In Kentucky, Democratic challenger Andy Beshear held a narrow lead and declared victory in…