Unless you live under a rock, you are aware of the opiod epidemic that is gripping not only Kentucky, but the country. Many people have a family member that is in the grips of an opiate addiction, whether it be prescription oxycodone, Percocet or all too often, heroin.
Often times, we watch the addict continue on to the bitter end, eventually dying of an overdose. There is a little known law in Kentucky called “Casey’s Law” that can help a family.
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Arizona, known for its well thought out, humanitarian legislation now invites death row inmates to BYOB. Apparently, this is a solution to the state’s shortage of lethal injection drugs. CLICK BELOW TO READ MORE
The KY Supreme Court has struck down a Lexington, Kentucky ordinance that regulates panhandling in or near streets and other public places in the city. The Court found that the ordinance violated panhandler’s First Amendment rights to Free Speech. The Court has recommended that the man who brought this lawsuit’s conviction should also be overturned.
Today, Governor Bevin introduced a new law to help convicts’ re-entry into society. Senate Bill 120 (SB120) was introduced to the KY Senate for consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senator Whitney Westerfield sponsored the bill. The purpose of the Bill is to help those who have served their time to get jobs and treatment. This bill resulted from the Criminal Justice Reform panel that Governor Bevin initiated this past summer.