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This law and this ruling are indefensible. (Photo: Mikasi/cc/flickr) Views
Supreme Court’s Newest Move on Abortion Approves Torture for Pregnant People
Kentucky’s anti-abortion legislators are nothing short of hateful for forcing physicians to torture their patients, and the Supreme Court’s conservatives are callous for allowing this injustice to continue.
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Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal of Kentucky's Forced Ultrasound Law, Allowing Law Intended to 'Shame' Patients Stand
"The goal is to shame and intimidate people ending pregnancies. It's scary when laws are used for that and scarier that the Supreme Court let it stand."
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Protestors carry signs as they demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid and Medicare News
Study: At Least 15,600 Premature Deaths Resulted From GOP Blocking Medicaid Expansion
In states where it was expanded, meanwhile, the lives of at least 19,200 adults aged 55 to 64 were saved over four years.
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'Outrageous': Sanders Condemns Kentucky GOP for Threatening to Overturn Gubernatorial Election
"In a democracy, we cannot allow politicians to just overrule election results," said the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. "The will of voters must be respected."
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As Bevin Refuses to Concede, Critics Warn Kentucky GOP 'Totally Gearing Up to Steal' Gubernatorial Election
"Pay attention. They're going to try to steal the Kentucky election right out in the open, in front of everyone."
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As 'Working Class Revolt' Topples Kentucky's Trump-Backed Governor, a Warning to McConnell: 'You're Next'
"Kentucky Democrats did not win by launching esoteric attacks on Bevin. They did it by staying lightning focused on the way that Bevin had hurt working class families."
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McConnell Brags He and Trump Are 'Changing the Federal Courts Forever' With Extreme Right-Wing Judges
"It's not for ordinary Americans, it's for the rich and powerful, and we have to find a way to stop them. And that's going to be the elections next year," said Sen. Jeff Merkley.
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Coal miners began blocking a train in Cumberland, Kentucky on July 29 News
'Talk About Direct Action Getting Results': Bankrupt Blackjewel Agrees to Pay Over $5 Million to Laid Off Coal Miners Who Blocked Train Tracks
"When workers stand together, fight back, and demand an end to corporate greed—they win," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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'No Pay, We Stay': 23 Days Into Train Blockade Protest, Kentucky Coal Miners Demand Stolen Wages With Support of Progressives Nationwide
"I see us blocking the trains until we get paid."
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"Once we started blocking the train, that’s when the big support came in. That’s when people took notice." (WYMT/screen shot)   Views
Kentucky Miners Are Blocking a Coal Train for Back Pay. We Talked to One About a Just Transition.
"You have the issue of climate change, and most companies don’t care about us in the end, all they care about is the dollar. It’s a really bad situation."
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