Kim Davis Denied This Gay Man a Marriage License. Now He's Running Against Her

Kim Davis—who you may remember as the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite being constitutionally required to do so—is being challenged for her seat. And guess who’s challenging her? David Ermold, one of the men she refused to marry. Revenge is a dish best served via…

What the Frick Is Going on With Rand Paul and His Neighbor, Someone Tell Me Right Now  

Okay, so we’ve been over the basics of this bizarre Rand Paul story, but let’s skim through it once more, because there are more weird updates and I am about to hitch a ride down to Bowling Green my goddamn self to investigate why a U.S. Senator is being so coy about getting physically attacked by his neighbor of 17…

Did Senator Rand Paul Actually Get the Shit Beaten Out of Him Over a Landscaping Dispute? 

The curious case of Sen. Rand Paul’s out-of-nowhere assault by his Bowling Green, Kentucky neighbor Rene Boucher has become far curiouser with reports that the dispute may have been over a landscaping skirmish. A New York Times report lists “stray yard clippings, newly planted saplings and unraked leaves”—!!!—as…

A Judge Has Temporarily Stopped Kentucky's Only Remaining Abortion Clinic From Closing

Earlier this week it was reported that Kentucky’s staunchly anti-abortion governor, Matt Bevin—who, along with his administration, has systematically dismantled the state’s abortion services—is now hellbent on shuttering the state’s one remaining abortion provider. The EMW Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville was…

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Abortion Is at the Top of the Newly GOP-Controlled KY Legislature's Insane Priority List  

On Tuesday, the first day of Kentucky’s 2017 legislative session—and the first day in nearly 100 years that the Republican party controlled both chambers of the legislature—Republicans moved quickly to introduce two anti-abortion bills: one, Senate Bill 5, to ban abortions after 20 weeks, and another, House Bill 2, to…