Tag Archives: Kentucky

KENTUCKY: Dem Trolls Abortion Bill With Amendment Requiring Women To Report Their Pregnancies To State

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Should pregnant women be monitored by the state? That’s what a Louisville lawmaker is proposing out of frustration with a flurry of bills in the current legislative session meant to restrict or eliminate abortion in Kentucky. “It’s so arrogant of a bunch of legislators,” said Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, a Louisville Democrat and supporter of abortion …

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Schumer Invites USMC Pilot To Challenge McConnell

Politico reports: Chuck Schumer is actively recruiting a high-profile fighter pilot to take on Mitch McConnell in 2020 — a calculated act of aggression against a leading Republican foe. Schumer met with Amy McGrath, a Marine veteran-turned 2018 congressional candidate, at Democratic Party headquarters last month to pitch her on running against McConnell. McGrath listened and didn’t rule it out. …

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Sen. Rand Paul Awarded $583,000 In Assault Lawsuit

The Bowling Green Daily News reports: The jury in U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s civil trial against neighbor Rene Boucher awarded Paul more than $500,000 in damages Wednesday evening. The jury unanimously decided to award the Bowling Green Republican $200,000 in compensatory damages and in a 9-3 vote decided to award $375,000 in punitive damages. Paul was also awarded $7,834.82 in …

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KENTUCKY: Governor’s Office Says Kim Davis Must Pay $225,000 To Gay Plaintiffs For “Violating Civil Rights”

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Citing “conduct that violates civil rights,” lawyers for Gov. Matt Bevin say former Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis should be held responsible for nearly $225,000 in legal fees and court costs incurred by couples who sued her in 2015 when she refused to issue marriage licenses because of her religious opposition to same-sex marriage. Although Bevin, …

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Kentucky Gov Blames Mass Shootings On Zombies

“It starts with everything from the kind of entertainment that we focus on. What is the most popular movie? I mean, seriously, what’s the most popular topic that seems to be in every cable television network, for example? Television shows are all about, what? Zombies! Seriously! I don’t get it. I really don’t understand that. I was never a big …

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Christian Adulteress Kim Davis Loses Her Fucking Job

Four times married Christian adulteress Kim Davis has lost her job as county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky. Davis, you surely recall, earned international headlines in 2015 for refusing to issue a same-sex marriage license on “God’s authority,” becoming a darling of anti-LGBT hate groups and going on to campaign for a failed same-sex marriage ban in Romania. Davis lost …

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KENTUCKY: Expo Center Mulls Ban On “Items Of Hate” After Gun Show Vendors Sell Nazi And KKK Outfits

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: The Kentucky Expo Center said it will hold an “emergency meeting” to re-evaluate its policies after Nazi and KKK merchandise was sold at a recent event, prompting anger and outrage from Louisville residents. “In light of the recent event at the Kentucky Exposition Center where Nazi and white supremacy items were discovered to be for …

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Ark Encounter Screams “Fake News” After Freedom Of Information Request Reveals Cratering Attendance

Fortune Magazine reports: They were supposed to come two by two, or better yet, stuffed into minivans and tour buses, but tourists to Kentucky’s life-sized Noah’s Ark attraction so far seem fine being left out in the rain. The Ark Encounter has sold just over 860,000 tickets in the past year, according to the Courier Journal, which obtained the numbers …

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McConnell Confronted By Anti-ICE Protesters [VIDEO]

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Bardstown Road in Louisville Saturday, calling out “Abolish ICE” and “No justice, no peace.” The interaction was captured on video and shared with Courier Journal. In it, someone asks McConnell, “Where are the children? Where are the babies, MItch?” — an apparent reference to …

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US Hunter Celebrates Killing “Rare” Black Giraffe

USA Today reports: Photos of an American hunter posing with the dead body of a “rare” black giraffe she had just killed during a hunt in South Africa have sparked outrage. The pictures emerged after they were posted on Twitter by the South Africa-based AfricLand Post website. Accompanying the post, which shows two pictures of Tess Thompson Talley of Kentucky, …

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KENTUCKY: GOP Governor Cuts Medicaid Benefits For 500K Residents After Losing Battle In Federal Court

The Louisville Courier reports: Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has abruptly cut Medicaid dental and vision benefits to nearly half a million Kentuckians, prompting an outcry from Democrats who called the Republican governor’s decision “rash.” Louisville Democrats will hold a press conference Monday to denounce the decision over the weekend to cut benefits after Bevin’s Medicaid overhaul plan was rejected Friday …

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KENTUCKY: Rand Paul Disappointed After Neighbor Sentenced To 30 Days In Prison For Assault [VIDEO]

The Bowling Green Daily News reports: Dr. Rene Boucher will serve 30 days in prison for the assault of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, bringing to an end a case that attracted considerable intrigue for several months. Special Judge Marianne Battani sentenced Boucher, 60, on Friday in U.S. District Court on the charge of assaulting a member of Congress, levying a …

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KENTUCKY: Gay Man Loses Bid To Challenge Kim Davis

The Lexington Courier Journal reports: A gay man in eastern Kentucky has lost his bid to challenge Republican county clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses in the aftermath of an historic U.S. Supreme Court decision. David Ermold sought the Democratic nomination in Tuesday’s primary in Rowan County, Kentucky. He …

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Fox News “Catches Up” With Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Last night Fox News ran a puff piece titled “Whatever Happened To Kentucky clerk Kim Davis?” in which she complained, “My face, my life, my past was smashed everywhere – not just here, not just in our country, but in all over the place, all over the world. I’ve got death threats.” Davis goes on to claim, “I never envisioned …

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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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