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THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 at 11:00am at 3000 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY, join hardworking Kentuckians and our allies as we Rally to stand up for our freedoms.

Given the central role that organized labor plays in defending workers’ rights, it’s hardly surprising that the Trump administration has sought to weaken American unions.

“After tonight, Kentuckians should have no doubts that Gov. Bevin lacks the innovation and vision to move this state forward,” Kentucky Democratic Party Chair Ben Self said.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Union members helped swell the ranks in last year’s Murray March for Equality and Social Justice, one of an estimated 570 worldwide sister marches to the historic Women’s March on Washington.

Veterans of the Murray march are welcome to join a Women’s March anniversary celebration Sunday afternoon at the Cherry Civic Center in Paducah.

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

By BOB BRIGHAM

MSNBC “Live” host Ali Velshi was perplexed by claims from Kentucky’s far-right governor that Medicaid expansion of health insurance coverage was negatively impacting health outcomes.

Every year at this time, people across the United States celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s many contributions to our country, and how he has shaped our history.

We lift up King the civil rights leader, King the moral crusader, King the brilliant orator, King the brave marcher, King the fearless activist. The list goes on . . .

"He's a pure and simple con man, he's a rich elite, and I'm sorry people bought into his message. He sold us a bag of shit, and now we're stuck with it."

By JAKE JOHNSON

EDITOR'S NOTE: Chuck Jones spoke to the Kentucky State AFL-CIO convention in Lexington in November.

By MARY PAPENFUSS

EDITOR'S NOTE: We thank Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville, the Democratic candidate in the 8th House District, for sending us Dr. David W. Kabithe's Facebook post. Dr. Kabithe graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1997. A surgeon, he is affiliated with Jennie Stuart Medical Center.

It’s what the Trump administration wants — and more states will likely follow.

Brad Bowman, Kentucky Democratic Party communications director, released this statement from KDP Chair Ben Self:  “The last thing we should be doing is removing access to health care — particularly in eastern and western Kentucky. Life can’t be your highest value only part of the time. Either you value life or you don’t. And Bevin has shown he doesn’t care about the lives of these nearly 100,000 Kentuckians.