The Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Homeless Encampments

The Supreme Court has ruled that cities can ban people from sleeping in public places. The six conservative justices sided with an Oregon city, noting the dramatic negative effects of camping on both public safety and the homeless themselves. The Court also said that...

Kentucky Receives Applications for Cannabis Business Licenses

As of July 1, Kentucky businesses can apply for a license to sell medical cannabis. There will be a lottery system which will choose 48 businesses from different parts of the state. Supporters claim that medical cannabis will provide needed relief to sick Kentuckians....

Trump Survives Assassination Attempt

Former President Trump survived an assassination attempt after a gunman shot at him at a rally in Pennsylvania. The bullet only grazed his ear, but one man was killed while guarding his family. Two others were seriously wounded. If the bullet had not veered by an...

Ky Overdose Deaths Decrease

Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are decreasing. This is the second year in a row. But the numbers are still high. Last year, 2,100 died from overdoses, mostly related to fentanyl. Kentucky’s drug policy leader Van Ingram says Narcan is one reason for the...

Should Women Be Subject to the Draft?

The U.S. House and Senate are considering legislation to automatically register women in the Selective Service. Men between the ages of 18 and 25 are required to register for the draft, but never before have women been subject to this law. And this is for good...

Moral Instruction in Schools

In mid-June, Louisiana passed a law that requires every classroom to post the Ten Commandments. Two weeks later, Oklahoma’s Superintendent Ryan Walters ordered that the Bible be incorporated as part of the fifth through twelfth-grade public school curriculum. He said...

Tractor Supply Ends DEI Initiatives

Tractor Supply is dropping its DEI efforts. Most people had no idea the farm retailer was involved with this. Many more question how DEI helps a company become better at all. DEI politicizes the work place, is divisive, and focuses on criteria inconsistent with good...

Abortion is Not Religious Freedom

Three Jewish women in Louisville recently challenged Kentucky’s abortion ban by claiming that it violated their religious liberty. According to the women, Jewish belief holds that life begins at birth, not conception. However, Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Brian...

Dems Reeling Over Biden’s Debate Performance

Democrats are reeling over President Biden’s debate performance. And some are calling for him to drop out of the race, including the New York Times editorial board. Biden appeared confused and mumbled many of his responses. Biden has been protected from public...

Happy Independence Day 2024

248 years ago today America’s Founders declared independence from England when 56 men came together in Philadelphia to sign their names to one of the greatest political documents ever written. The Declaration of Independence listed the abuses by King George as their...

SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Challenge to Tennessee Child Protection Law

The Supreme Court will consider Tennessee’s ban on gender transition procedures for minors during its next term. Nearly 20 states—including Kentucky—have passed similar laws protecting gender dysphoric children from abusive intervention. Tennessee’s Attorney General...

Kentucky abortion supporter campaigns with Jill Biden

Hadley Duvall is a Kentucky college student who appeared in Gov. Beshear’s pro-abortion ad last year. She’s now speaking at campaign events for President Biden on the second anniversary of the Dobbs decision, where the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Duvall was...

Texas Rangers Only MLB team Without a Pride Night

All but one of the teams in Major League Baseball had an LGBTQ Pride Night during the month of June. The only one that didn’t is the Texas Rangers, and they’ve been widely criticized for this. One LGBT activist called it an “embarrassment” to the city of...

AI Bots Running for Office in Wyoming and the U.K.

To what extent should artificial intelligence (AI) be involved in our politics? Consider Steven Miller a candidate for mayor in Wyoming. But his campaign differs from most. Miller promises not to make decisions but let his Chat-GPT-based AI, VIC, make all the choices...

Porn sites abandon Kentucky due to age verification law

The pornographic website Pornhub will be leaving Kentucky on July 10. This is the result of a bill that the Kentucky state legislature passed earlier in the year requiring age verification for accessing pornographic websites. This is a win for the protection of...

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld access to the abortion pill.  But they ruled on process, not on the merits of the arguments brought by pro-life doctors. The court said they didn’t have standing. The doctors challenged the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of...

Surgeon General Calls for Warning Label on Social Media

The Surgeon General has called for warning labels on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. He says they pose a danger to the mental health of kids. And many studies show this: “Adolescents who spend more than three hours a day on social media face double...

Government Must Protect Human Dignity, Even in Jail

Critics claim that the civil rights of prisoners in the Louisville Metro prison are being violated. One investigation called the prison “woefully inadequate” for keeping inmates safe. They point to the latest prisoner who died from a drug overdose. Altogether, 16...