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Two Louisville Cops Shot In Night Of Protests [VIDEO]

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: Two Louisville Metro Police officers were shot in downtown Louisville Wednesday night, just eight hours after an indictment was returned in the Breonna Taylor case. Interim LMPD chief Robert Schroeder confirmed two officers were shot and sustained non life-threatening injuries. One officer is in surgery, and the other is alert and in stable condition. Schroeder …

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One Former Cop Indicted In Breonna Taylor Killing

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: Jefferson County grand jury has indicted one of three Louisville officers will face criminal charges in the March 13 fatal police shooting of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor. It was announced Wednesday. Former detective Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly was not indicted. Detective Myles Cosgrove was not indicted. …

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City Of Louisville Settles With Family Of Breonna Taylor

NBC News reports: The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has reached a settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family six months after she was killed in her home during a police drug raid. A source familiar with the details of the settlement told NBC News the agreement is in the millions of dollars and will include a list of police reforms that will …

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Trump-Appointed Federal Judge Rules For Hate Group In Case Of Louisville Anti-LGBTQ Wedding Photographer

The Christian Post reports: A federal judge in Kentucky has ruled that the city of Louisville cannot force a Christian photographer to work same-sex weddings because the “Constitution does not require a choice between gay rights and freedom of speech.” U.S. District Judge Justin R. Walker on Friday ruled that Chelsey Nelson, a wedding photographer and blogger who is a …

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Louisville Cop Fires Pepper Balls At News Crew [VIDEO]

Louisville’s NBC News affiliate reports: WAVE 3 News reporter Kaitlin Rust and photojournalist James Dobson were hit by pepper balls reportedly fired by an LMPD officer during a protest in downtown Louisville Friday night. It was previously reported that the officer was firing rubber bullets, but Jessie Halladay with the Louisville Metro Police Department said LMPD officers do not use …

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Louisville: Hate Group Seeks To Overturn LGBT Rights Law On Behalf Of Business Never Approached By LGBTs

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: A Louisville photographer who opposes same-sex marriage has sued the city, saying the Fairness Ordinance violates her constitutional rights. The suit from Chelsey Nelson, owner of Chelsey Nelson Photography, names Louisville Metro Government and the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission Enforcement among its defendants. Her attorneys include lawyers from Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative Christian nonprofit …

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Louisville Welcomes Marriage Tourism

Via the Louisville Courier-Dispatch: On the heels of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in support of marriage equality, Louisville tourism officials are embarking on a marketing campaign encouraging LGBT couples to get married in Louisville. The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau started the campaign earlier this week with a series of digital ads across social media promoting the slogan, …

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KENTUCKY: Crackpot “Ex-Gay” Preacher Erects Billboard In Downtown Louisville

AdWeek reports: Controversial ministry Abba’s Delight has put up a billboard in Louisville, Ky., that targets “people of faith who are uncomfortable with their same-sex attractions.” Abba’s Delight founder Daniel Mingo says the billboard, which tells unhappy gay people that “you have options,” was intended to be a helpful message, so he was taken aback by the negative feedback he’s …

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