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The GOP: Freedom for me, but not for thee Members Subscribers Public
The Radical Right is always bloviating about freedom, but the battle cry couldn’t be more meaningless. On this 4th of July, let’s see what they really mean when they use the word “freedom.”
A perfect sign juxtaposition Members Subscribers Public
Sometimes putting two signs next to each other points to the actual truth. Berry Craig shows why these two signs belong together.
Making the First Amendment a bird-cage bottom liner Members Subscribers Public
Most people of faith believe that women should have sovereignty over their bodies, and that abortion is for a woman and her doctor to decide — not six reactionary Supreme Court justices joined by politicians who see opposing abortion as a sure-fire way to score points with their base.
The Puritans in black robes Members Subscribers Public
Nobody would be more joyful over the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade than the Puritans of old, the religious bigots who dreamed of making America a conservative Christian theocracy in their image.
“My granddaughters will have fewer rights than I did” Members Subscribers Public
The decision to end Roe feels like what I would liken to the proverbial nail in the coffin of American democracy and a semblance of civil society.
The Daily Take for Wednesday Members Subscribers Public
The Daily Take for 7/6/22 – County parties and how to have a good one.
Supreme grudge match Members Subscribers Public
The Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe reveals the whims of a runaway radical court drunk on its newfound power and looking to pay back slights.
Fact Check: Abortion, defined as the termination of pregnancy, can be necessary to save a woman’s life Members Subscribers Public
A trending tweet says that there are certain medical conditions for which the only treatment is an abortion. Is this true?
PSC taking comments on utilities’ long-term plans; hearing July 12 Members Subscribers Public
Next week, the Kentucky Public Service Commission takes public comments in person on a long-term plan by the state's major utilities.
Abortion in KY: Allowed for now, but AG keeps appealing to higher courts Members Subscribers Public
Kentucky’s trigger law is not in effect at the moment, due to a number of court rulings – but AG Cameron is continuing his appeals of those rulings.
The Daily Take for Tuesday Members Subscribers Public
The Daily Take for 7/5/22 – Heat advisories and the climate crisis; drowning in bad news, and what to do about it.
Abortion: The story of suffering and death behind Ireland’s ban and subsequent legalization Members Subscribers Public
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the nation may find itself on a path similar to that trodden by the Irish people from 1983 to 2018.
Kentuckians seem convinced that Covid is over, but they're wrong Members Subscribers Public
Almost all in Kentucky appear to believe the pandemic is over and that “herd immunity” has snuffed the virus out. But, right now your chance of dying of Covid-19 with the Omicron variant is greater than it was with the Delta variant.
Red flag laws saved 7,300 Americans from gun deaths in 2020 alone – and could have saved 11,400 more Members Subscribers Public
Do red flag laws make a difference? This scholar looked at the numbers, and found that red flag laws definitely make a difference.
Updates and stories from ForwardKY Members Subscribers Public
Roeing against the KY tide w/ guest Tina Ward-Pugh Members Subscribers Public
Kimberly, Doug and special guest host Nema discuss the Kentucky political fallout from this week's Roe decision by SCOTUS, and then welcome Tina Ward-Pugh, a candidate for Jefferson County Clerk.
Bianca Crockam interview and Dobbs v. Jackson fallout Members Subscribers Public
An interview w/ Bianca Crockam, the Dem candidate for the 9th District: running for office as a Black woman who is a teacher, bringing the Democratic message to Hopkinsville. Also, the Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade, and the fallout that resulted in Kentucky.
The Daily Take for Friday Members Subscribers Public
Friday’s DT: Why the Repubs are desperate to pass the anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution; and a further look at the Biden-McConnell judge deal.
We’re running out of time Members Subscribers Public
Correctly identifying, confronting, and defeating the Republican Party and the larger right-wing movement as a corrupt, criminal, and existentially dangerous threat to American democracy and freedom is the first step in that long journey of national recovery. But – we are running out of time.