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Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples, publisher

Good morning! Hope your weekend is going well.
    No significant changes to report on the site this week. The focus continues to be on basically two topics: the historically bad rulings by the Supreme Court, and the race between Andy Beshear and Daniel Cameron for the governorship. And speaking of those issues, I encourage you to listen to the podcasts from our ForwardKY family: “My Old Kentucky Podcast” and “Colonels of Truth.” Some good insight and commentary there. I especially enjoy hearing lawyer Jazmin Smith weigh in on the legal issues, such as the recent blocking of SB 150.
    Have a good week, keep reading our stories, and thanks for being a member of Forward Kentucky!

Bruce


This week’s content

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KKK flyers appearing across Kentucky
This hate group is still active in our state, and their activity has recently increased.

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Daniel Cameron: Corrupt, or incompetent?
Bruce’s Take: When it comes to the Cameron-Edgewater situation, there are only two possibilities. And one conclusion.
Using the 14th Amendment to enforce discrimination
“What the right wants is a complete reversal of civil rights legislation going back many years. This has been in the works for a long time.”
Large majority of voters say business owners should not be able to deny services based on personal beliefs
A hypothetical case resulted in real-life impacts. And voters don’t like it.
The public’s right to know is under attack.
LBJ signed the Freedom of Information Act on July 4, 1966. He noted that it was a sign that the U.S. was an open society. Now that right is under attack.
SB 150 blocked, Donald Trump coming to Kentucky, and more
This week Jazmin and Robert discussed four stories: a federal court’s decision to block implementation of parts of SB 150, Donald Trump’s (and Daniel Cameron’s) appearance at Freedom Fest this fall, the dismissal of an abortion lawsuit, and the match up for the special election in HD 93.
Happy Dependence Day! w/Jason Glass
Aaron, Kimberly, and Willie break down the Kentucky political news of the week, then interview Kentucky’s Education Commissioner Jason Glass, before closing with a call to action.
Waterbreaks
Jen Sorensen nails it again…
The hottest day in 125,000 years: Record heat around the world is scaring scientists.
On July 3rd, the Earth’s average temperature was the hottest in over 100,000 years. Then Tuesday was hotter.
Col Owens: Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision negates efforts for diverse society
Our ability to live in a truly diverse society, to reflect the diversity of our population, has been dealt a deadly blow by the Supreme Court in the Harvard and University of North Carolina affirmative action cases.
KY, TN judges debunk anti-trans arguments and block bans: the stunning opinions
Two judges, within hours of one another, blocked gender affirming care bans in stunning opinions. They thoroughly debunk anti-trans talking points in doing so.
Supreme Court axes affirmative action
“With let-them-eat-cake obliviousness, today, the majority pulls the ripcord and announces ‘colorblindness for all’ by legal fiat.”
Americans in former Confederate states more likely to say violent protest against government is justified
Even though the overall percentage of citizens who say political violence is small, the support for it is slightly higher in the South.

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Bruce Maples

Bruce Maples has been involved in politics and activism since 2004, when he became active in the Kerry Kentucky movement. (Read the rest of his bio on the Bruce Maples Bio page in the bottom nav bar.)

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