A publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Jason Crosby: Don’t make God a schoolhouse bully — look deeper at meaning of religious liberty

Be cautious of those who insist on posting the phrase “In God We Trust” in schools or demand that everyone says “Merry Christmas” in December. Take note that most of the time the figures we hear advocating for such measures are politicians seeking to gain and maintain power. A lot of people say a lot about which the Bible says very little (or nothing); while saying little about which the Bible...

Brandon Porter: Lack of respect for others has consequences; contributes to societal problems

We tend to compartmentalize our lives. Our heads ache, yet we don’t consider the small amount of sleep we’ve had this week. We feel sluggish, but have forgotten about the donuts we finished off a few hours ago. A spouse or friend seems distant, and we have no memory of the harsh words we spoke to them yesterday. Life has more connecting points than we realize. Porter We can also find connecting...

Gov. Bevin joins in filing amicus brief with U.S. Supreme Court in key religious liberty case

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is joining with West Virginia and 20 other states in filing an amicus brief in support of North Carolina’s writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review Rowan County v. Lund. The Bevin Administration along with the states of West Virginia, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,...