Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of March 17, 2019 (not listed are Bills already sent to the Governor)

HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any shooting of an individual by a law enforcement officer or officers or any deadly incident involving law enforcement; set requirements for board members; provide duties of the board; … Continue reading Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of March 17, 2019 (not listed are Bills already sent to the Governor)

Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of 3/11/19

Proposed Legislation as of 3/11/19 (Kentucky) HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any shooting of an individual by a law enforcement officer or officers or any deadly incident involving law enforcement; set requirements for board … Continue reading Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of 3/11/19

Kentucky Legislative update as of February 18, 2019

Bill Information HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any shooting of an individual by a law enforcement officer or officers or any deadly incident involving law enforcement; set requirements for board members; provide duties of … Continue reading Kentucky Legislative update as of February 18, 2019

Kentucky Legislative update as of February 13, 2019

Below is the current list of proposed bills as of the morning of February 13, 2019 in the Kentucky House and Senate, with the name of the sponsors: HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any … Continue reading Kentucky Legislative update as of February 13, 2019

Why don’t people report rape?

Despite the #MeToo movement and awareness that more women, and men, have been raped then the public has always been told, why don’t women and men come forward? This is just my opinion, but I believe it is because most women don’t want to admit they have been violated and that we, as women, have … Continue reading Why don’t people report rape?

A snap shot in time from April 2015: Same-sex Marriage in Kentucky, Sooner or Later?

Same-sex Marriage in Kentucky, Sooner or Later? The question isn’t whether or not same-sex marriage will be legal in Kentucky; the question is when it will be legal in Kentucky. At this point, Kentucky has the opportunity to be a trailblazer with regard to the legalization of same-sex marriage. To date, fifty-five percent of the … Continue reading A snap shot in time from April 2015: Same-sex Marriage in Kentucky, Sooner or Later?

4 years since the filing of the Kentucky marriage equality cases

On this day four years ago, July 26, 2013, Fauver Law Office, which was Dawn Elliott and Shannon Fauver, filed the case, Bourke v. Beshear, which started Kentucky on the path to the U.S. Supreme Court and a ruling on marriage equality. When we filed the case, we were told that we could not win, … Continue reading 4 years since the filing of the Kentucky marriage equality cases

Two years since Marriage Equality became the law of the land

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the same right to marry as opposite-sex couples and the world has changed forever. Obergefell v. Hodges Looking back, on June 26, 2003, the US Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that no one could be charged with a crime for … Continue reading Two years since Marriage Equality became the law of the land