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Roe v. Wade turns 40 amid waning abortion access

Roe v. Wade turns 40 amid waning abortion access

After years of litigation in the Roe v. Wade case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Roe, legalizing abortion 40 years ago today. The court extended the right to privacy clause in the 14th Amendment to a person’s choice to have an abortion; however, that right must be balanced with the state’s interest to protect … Continue reading

Kentucky social advocacy groups plan counter protest to Neo-Nazi Hitler rally

Kentucky social advocacy groups plan counter protest to Neo-Nazi Hitler rally

A coalition of social advocacy organizations are planning a counter rally to the Neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement rally in Frankfort, Ky., Saturday, April 21. While the annual NSM rally not only celebrates Hitler’s birthday, it will also draw attention to “illegal immigration, rampant crime, the recession and white civil rights.” NSM members will wear uniforms similar those of SWAT teams, said … Continue reading

Roe v. Wade turns 39, amid waning abortion access

Roe v. Wade turns 39, amid waning abortion access

After years of litigation in the Roe v. Wade case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Roe, legalizing abortion 39 years ago today. The court extended the right to privacy clause in the 14th Amendment to a person’s choice to have an abortion; however, that right must be balanced with the state’s interest to protect … Continue reading

Suspect indicted in Northern Kentucky hate crime

The man accused of attacking two lesbian women in Covington, Ky., has been indicted on three counts of second-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault. Devlin Burke allegedly beat the women as they were leaving Yadda Club in August 2010, and stabbed two men who intervened. According to Fox 19, Burke was previously convicted … Continue reading