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Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

The justices did not comment on Monday in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law.

ACLU asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling upholding Kentucky’s abortion ultrasound law

The American Civil Liberties Union asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding Kentucky’s forced narrated ultrasound law against a First Amendment challenge.

ACLU and top Kentucky lawyer differ on tackling abortion law

The disagreement stems from a legal brief filed by Attorney General Andy Beshear supporting EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville.

US sees limitations on reuniting migrant families

The Trump administration says it would require extraordinary effort to reunite what may be thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their parents and, even if it could, the children would likely be emotionally harmed.

Judge: Bevin must disclose screenshots of blocked accounts

Two Kentucky residents sued Bevin, arguing he violated their First Amendment rights by blocking them on social media.

Abortion clinic, other groups seeking $1.5M from Kentucky

The Courier Journal reports that lawyers for EMW Women's Surgical Center of Louisville, Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the American Civil Liberties Union filed motions Thursday seeking legal expenses.

Federal court hears appeal in Kentucky abortion case

A panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear legal arguments on Kentucky's ultrasound mandate on Wednesday in Cincinnati.

Kentucky board of education OKs Bible literacy standards

"Bible literacy" standards for public schools approved despite challenges.

Court hearing canceled in Kentucky abortion case

A hearing requested by the American Civil Liberties Union on Kentucky's newest abortion law has been canceled.

Federal lawsuit seeks to block Kentucky’s new abortion law

Federal lawsuit file to block a new Kentucky law putting more restrictions on abortions.

Planned Parenthood of IN & KY, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is suing over a new Indiana law that makes it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents knowledge.

Kentucky’s new abortion law faces first legal test

Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion is about to get its first legal challenge in a federal courtroom in Louisville.

UPDATE: AG Willing to Defend State in Suit Against Ultrasound Law

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office is willing to defend the state against a lawsuit seeking to block a new Kentucky law requiring women to get an ultrasound before an abortion.

Kentucky ACLU Hiring Second Full-Time Attorney

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky will have two full-time attorneys on its staff for the first time in its 61-year history.

Bevin wants foster care settlement thrown out

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration wants a judge to throw out a court settlement made under former Gov. Steve Beshear that would ensure that church-run foster care programs don't try to proselytize to children.

Court grants clerk Kim Davis request to drop appeal

A Federal Appeals Court has upheld a contempt order against Rowan Co. clerk Kim Davis for defying a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after it was legalized by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Indiana over new abortion law

The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky are suing the state of Indiana, saying an abortion restriction recently signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is unconstitutional.

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Two men wanted in connection with missing Nicholas County woman arrested

Two men wanted in connection to the 2016 disappearance of a Nicholas County woman are behind bars, according to deputies.

Tyler Childers shares his message for Kentuckians regarding the Black Lives Matter movement

Eastern Kentucky country music artist Tyler Childers is sharing his thoughts on racism and the black lives movement.

Two dead after single vehicle crash in Harlan County, troopers say

Kentucky State Police say two people are dead after a single vehicle crash Friday night.