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The ACLU of Kentucky says the marriage license issued Monday to a same-sex couple in Rowan County may be invalid. The form had been altered to remove the name and title of County Clerk Kim Davis. 

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Three gay rights activists were arrested Thursday morning during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Ham Breakfast and Auction at the fairgrounds.

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  A same-sex couple has been denied a marriage license in Rowan County one day after a federal judge ruled that the clerk there had to resume issuing marriage licenses to couples, no matter their sexual orientation.

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  The ACLU of Kentucky is prepared to sue county clerks who are refusing to issue marriage licenses because of the Supreme Court’s ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the U.S.


The Kentucky chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit for a case in Muhlenberg County over song lyrics in a Facebook post.

In August, James Evans of Central City posted lyrics on his Facebook page from a song called “Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer)” by the band Exodus. The 2010 song is about the Virginia Tech shooting.

Death Row Exoneree Speaks at Murray State

Nov 12, 2014

Amnesty International at Murray State University hosts death row exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth Friday night at 6 in MSU's Freed Curd Auditorium. Bloodsworth is the first person in the United States exonerated from death row by DNA testing. The lecture is open to all. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Kirk Bloodsworth about the circumstances of his exoneration.

Kentucky State Police

The Kentucky State Police embarked Friday on what officials are calling “the largest one-day drug round-up in agency history"—but the state ACLU suggests that the busts are misguided.

Dubbed “Operation Black Friday,” state police were targeting nearly 500 people were being  targeted for arrest across the state on charges mostly related to drug trafficking, KSP spokesman Sgt. Richard Saint-Blancard said.

Praying for your high school football team is OK. But the American Civil Liberties Union says those before-game prayers should not be sponsored by public schools.

The Tennessee chapter of the civil rights group sent a letter to 135 school systems this week saying it has learned that a number of Tennessee high schools are sponsoring prayers at their games.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has sent open records requests to all 174 public school superintendents in the state seeking information about how outside organizations and people are granted access to elementary schools during school hours to distribute religious or other literature to students.

KKK and ACLU Sue Cape Girardeau

Sep 10, 2012

The Ku Klux Klan and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing the City of Cape Girardeau for infringing their First Amendment rights to free speech.  KKK members plan to distribute leaflets in Cape Girardeau on September 28th, but the city’s anti-litter ordinance prohibits placing handbills in or upon vehicles.