Tag Archives: Kentucky

KENTUCKY: Gov Fauxpologizes For Claim That Children Were Raped And Poisoned Due To Teachers Strike

USA Today reports: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for comments he made claiming children had been sexually abused or ingested poison while teachers were protesting in Frankfort last week. “The words that people say can have unintended consequences,” Bevin said in a video. “I apologize for those who have been hurt by the things that were said. … It ...

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Kentucky GOP Gov: Children Were Raped, Poisoned, And Tried Drugs Because Teachers Are On Strike

ABC News reports: Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has opposed Kentucky teachers’ rallies for pension protection and public education funding since they began, but never quite the way he did on Friday afternoon, when he told a gaggle of reporters that the strike would directly cause children to be injured, poisoned and sexually assaulted. “I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today ...

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KENTUCKY: Kim Davis Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuits

Just in from the Liberty Counsel: Liberty Counsel filed two new briefs in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis, seeking dismissal of the 2015 marriage license lawsuits Ermold v. Davis and Yates v. Davis. Both cases were filed by same-sex couples who received marriage licenses in 2015 while Davis was ...

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KENTUCKY: Dem US House Candidate Pulls Ads From Sinclair Station Over Mandated Pro-Trump Propaganda

Posted this afternoon to the Facebook page for Democratic US House candidate Amy McGrath, who is challenging GOP Kentucky incumbent Rep. Andy Barr: Today, I have instructed my campaign team to cease and pull all campaign advertising on WDKY-TV (Channel 56), the Sinclair-owned television station in our congressional district, as soon as possible. Sinclair’s corporate-mandated “must-read” right-wing script on its ...

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KENTUCKY: Liberty Counsel Files To Block State From Paying ACLU Attorney Fees Awarded In Kim Davis Case

Via press release: Liberty Counsel filed a brief today in Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis’ appeal of attorney’s fees awarded to the ACLU for suing Davis in 2015 when she stopped issuing marriage licenses while seeking an accommodation for her religious beliefs. Davis previously won her fight for religious freedom when U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning issued an ...

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Kim Davis: The Media Unfairly Paints Me As A Terrible Person, But I Actually Love Those Sinful Homosexuals

Kim Davis is flogging her book to the Christian Post: “The only mean or negative thing I ever said to a same-sex couple who wanted a marriage license was ‘No,'” Davis told The Christian Post. “Instantly, the mainstream media painted an unfair picture of me as a terrible person — and most of the time, they didn’t even talk to ...

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First Review Of Kim Davis’s Book Reveals That God Speaks To Her Out Loud Because Of Course He Does

Over at The Friendly Atheist our friend Hemant Mehta has purchased a copy of Kim Davis’s book and provides some amusing commentary. A few excerpts: Both Davis and Huckabee go on and on about how Pope Francis met with her to express his support. Huckabee even said the Pope “endorsed her stand.” That’s literally not what the Vatican said. They ...

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Kentucky Gov Calls Kim Davis “Inspiration To Children” In Clip For Her Book On “Fist-Pounding Homosexuals”

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Liberty Counsel continues to use Davis and her story to promote its right-wing agenda, and just last month used its own publishing imprint to produce her autobiography, “Under God’s Authority: The Kim Davis Story.” Yesterday, Liberty Counsel released a video promotion for the book narrated by founder and chairman Mat Staver that featured ...

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KENTUCKY: Four Times Married Christian Adulteress Kim Davis Releases Book On Sanctity Of Jesus Marriage

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis released her new book, Under God’s Authority: The Kim Davis Story. This true story goes behind the scenes to reveal how God gave this unlikely candidate a platform to defend marriage and religious freedom. In this amazing narrative of redemption and courage, Davis details her personal experience from ...

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Kentucky Gov Blames Video Games For Mass Shootings

Ars Technica reports: In the wake of a shooting that left at least 17 dead on Wednesday in a high school outside Boca Raton, Florida, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) focused on violent video games as part of a “culture of death that is being celebrated” and leading to these kinds of incidents. “There are video games that, yes, are ...

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KENTUCKY: Right Wing Former Judge Sentenced To 20 Years On Sex Charges, Campaigned Locally For Trump

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Former Judge Tim Nolan on Friday agreed to spend 20 years in prison for human trafficking. He used drugs, threats of arrest and threats of eviction to force women and girls under the age of 18 into sex acts, according to the charges read in court by Judge Kathleen Lape. Nolan pleaded guilty to 21 counts ...

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Kentucky Cops Tweet Rape Joke During Super Bowl

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: Kentucky State Police made a joke Sunday about anal rape in an anti-drunk driving tweet tied to the Super Bowl. “Enjoy watching Rob Gronkowski (TE) play but if you drink & drive … your tight end may end up in jail!” the tweet said. Attached was a slow-motion gif of a bar of soap hitting ...

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KENTUCKY: Second Student Dead In Mass Shooting, 14 Others Shot, Gunman Is 15 Year-Old Boy [VIDEO]

An update on this morning’s mass shooting: A shooting Tuesday at a rural high school in Kentucky left two students dead and 19 others injured, 14 from gunshot wounds, Gov. Matt Bevin said during an early-afternoon news conference. The gunman was a 15-year-old boy, authorities said during a news conference early Tuesday afternoon. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he’s ...

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KENTUCKY: Mass Shooting At High School, One Dead, Suspect In Custody, Governor Says “Don’t Speculate”

NBC News reports: Officials are on scene of a reported school shooting in southwestern Kentucky, and the school is currently on lock down. Crews are at the scene at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, according to NBC affiliate WPSD. The station reports there is a heavy police presence and multiple ambulances on the scene. The Benton, Kentucky City ...

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Neighbor To Plead Guilty Of Assaulting Rand Paul

The Washington Post reports: A neighbor of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, has agreed to plead guilty in federal court in a November attack that left the nation’s best known libertarian with six broken ribs and briefly sidelined him during debate over the tax overhaul, according to court documents. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Indiana announced Friday ...

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KENTUCKY: Kim Davis Files To Run As A Republican

The Associated Press reports: A Kentucky clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has filed for re-election. Kim Davis filed for re-election last week, according to documents on the Secretary of State’s website. She had announced in November she planned to seek a second term. Davis will run as a Republican. ...

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KENTUCKY: Family Court Judge Found Guilty Of Misconduct After Refusing To Hear Gay Adoption Cases

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: A Kentucky Family Court judge who refused to hear adoption cases involving gays and lesbians has been found guilty of misconduct by the state’s Judicial Conduct Commission. The commission issued a public reprimand Tuesday against W. Mitchell Nance, who announced his intention to resign earlier this year amid the ethics and misconduct inquiry. That resignation was ...

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KENTUCKY: Right Wing State Rep Commits Suicide After Allegations Of Sexual Assault On Teen Girl [VIDEO]

NBC News reports:  Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide Wednesday night, the county coroner said. He was 57. Johnson was elected to the state legislature in 2016, part of a wave of Republican victories that gave ...

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Franklin Graham: Pray To Jesus That A Gay Man Doesn’t Win Kim Davis’ Job As A Kentucky County Clerk

“Remember Kim Davis? She is the county clerk who wanted to be able to do her job without signing same-sex marriage licenses. Well, the gay man whose license she would not sign back in 2015 was recently back in her office, sitting across the desk from her. This time he was filing the paperwork to run for her job as ...

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KENTUCKY: Gay Man Denied Marriage License By Notorious Bigot Kim Davis Files To Run For For Her Job

The Associated Press reports: David Ermold will return to the Rowan County courthouse Wednesday, nearly two years after Clerk Kim Davis refused to give him a marriage license because he was gay. Only this time, he does not want a license. He wants Davis’ job. Ermold filed to run for county clerk on Wednesday, hoping to challenge the woman who ...

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