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The ACLU of Kentucky, the NAACP and others have filed a federal class action lawsuit against the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) and the city over what plaintiffs say is an “excessive use of force” against protesters. The ACLU and NAACP are representing several plaintiffs, including Kentucky state representative Attica Scott, who have participated in protests in downtown Louisville over the police killing of Breonna Taylor.

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A Democratic Kentucky lawmaker says she was blocked from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's Twitter account. 

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In response to an uptick in violent crime, last week Gov. Matt Bevin asked church leaders to organize prayer walks through the streets of West Louisville. Some are criticizing the proposal as too simple, demanding policy solutions.

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A bill that would give hate crime protections to police officers and emergency responders has passed the state House of Representatives. The vote on the so-called “blue lives matter” bill drew a lengthy debate and protesters.

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A future state representative is taking issue with Gov. Matt Bevin’s recent comparison of sexually aggressive comments made by Donald Trump to rap music, video games and movies.