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Attorney General Daniel Cameron files motion to defend placing Marsy’s Law on November ballot

Attorney General Daniel Cameron has filed a motion in Franklin Circuit Court to defend placing Marsy’s Law, a proposed constitutional amendment that provides a “Bill of Rights” for crime victims in Kentucky, on the November ballot. “The Kentucky Constitution permits the General Assembly to place proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot for consideration by the people,” said Attorney...

Lauren and Rob Hudson: Positive message for America’s youth — exceptionalism through freedom

Columns for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa Freedom has been essential to America’s success. Unfortunately, it’s widely misunderstood. Freedom doesn’t mean having the right to do nothing and having others do everything for us. Freedom doesn’t mean having the right to violate local laws like running stop signs or hitting people, and freedom doesn’t mean having...

Commentary: Churches are not second class — state should treat all organizations equally

By Richard Nelson Special to KyForward Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an important case regarding religious freedom and whether the government can treat religious institutions as second class. The case at hand involves a Missouri church that applied for a grant to receive recycled scrap tire material for its playground. The state rejected the application on the grounds that...