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Remember Chickenpox Parties? Kentucky Governor Says He Let His 9 Children Get the Virus

Gov. Matt Bevin said he intentionally exposed his children to chickenpox. Of people who shun vaccines, he said, the government “should not be forcing this.”
Tags: Chicken Pox, Vaccination and Immunization, Kentucky, Bevin, Matthew, Shingles (Disease, Children and Childhood


Antivax GOP Kentucky governor exposed his kids to chickenpox on purpose so they'd get sick

Kentucky's antivax Republican Governor Matt Bevin said in a radio interview today that he exposed his children to chickenpox intentionally so they would catch the highly contagious disease, and become immune.  Bevin was on Bowling Green radio station WKCT earlier today, and revealed that his kids were "miserable for a few days" after they got chickenpox, and "they all turned out fine." Bevin and wife Glenna have nine children, four of whom are adopted. Governor Bevin said parents who fear thei...
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Kentucky Gov. Bevin Says He Deliberately Exposed His 9 Children to Chickenpox

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune. During a Tuesday interview on Bowling Green radio station WKCT, Bevin said his children were “miserable for a few days” after contracting chickenpox but…
Tags: News, Kentucky, Uncategorized, Infectious Disease, Matt Bevin, Bevin, Onetime, Chickenpox, FRANKFORT Ky Kentucky


KY Gov. Bevin Exposed His 9 Kids To Chickenpox Rather Than Vaccinating

Kentucky’s governor said in an interview Tuesday that rather than vaccinating his children against chickenpox, he exposed them to someone with the disease instead. “Every single one of my kids had the chickenpox,” Bevin told WKCT, as quoted by The Hill and the Courier-Journal. “They got the chickenpox on purpose because we found a neighbor that had it and I went and made sure every one of my kids was exposed to it, and they got it. They had it as children. They were miserable for a few da...
Tags: News, Kentucky, La, America, Vaccines, Matt Bevin, Hill, Sen Rand Paul R Ky, Bevin, Matt Shuham, Sen Bill Cassidy, Paul Bill Cassidy, WKCT


Bevin Admits He Sent All 9 Of His Kids To Chickenpox Party Instead Of Vaccinating

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) admitted during an interview with a local radio show that instead of getting his kids vaccinated for the chickenpox virus, he sent all nine of them to the home of a neighbor, whose kids already had the virus. “Every single one of my kids had the chickenpox,” Bevin said in an interview with Kentucky’s WKCT, according to the local Courier Journal. “They got the chickenpox on purpose because we found a neighbor that had it and I went and made sure every one of my kid...
Tags: News, Kentucky, America, Matt Bevin, Matt Bevin R, Bevin, Anti-vaxxers, Nicole Lafond, Chickenpox, Chickenpox Party


Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune. During a Tuesday interview on Bowling Green radio station WKCT, Bevin said his children were “miserable for a few days” after contracting chickenpox but said “they all turned […]
Tags: Health, News, Kentucky, Nation, Matt Bevin, Frankfort, Bevin, Ky AP


Judge Blocks Kentucky Fetal Heartbeat Law That Bans Abortion After 6 Weeks

The state’s governor signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the country on Friday. A federal judge swiftly blocked it as potentially unconstitutional.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Abortion, Matthew, American Civil Liberties Union, Bevin, Law and Legislation, Fetal Heartbeat


Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony

Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris W. Cox joined Gov. Matt Bevin at a ceremonial bill signing Thursday morning for SB 150, an NRA-backed bill that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. “I would like to thank Gov. Bevin for his leadership on this critical self-defense initiative....
Tags: Guns, Kentucky, Wyoming, Matt Bevin, Nra, Bevin, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Constitutional Carry, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, Cox Constitutional, Damon Thayer Brandon Smith, Savannah Maddox Kentucky


Kentucky Governor Bevin Signs Law Restoring Constitutional Carry

Kentucky Governor Bevin Signs Law Restoring Constitutional Carry U.S.A. –(Ammoland.com)- On Monday, 11 March 2019. Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky restored Constitutional Carry to the State of Kentucky. From wkyt.com: Bevin signed Senate Bill 150 into law Monday. It allows Kentuckians 21 and older who can lawfully possess a firearm to be able to conceal it without a permit. Governor Bevin explained the law does not create a right, it only reaffirms the Constitution. From oann.com: The gov...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Department Of Defense, Bliss, Atlantic, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Maine, Arkansas, South Dakota, Alaska


Constitutional Carry Passes the Kentucky House

Support Constitutional Carry U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- On Friday, 1 March 2019, Constitutional Carry, SB 150, passed the Kentucky House with a vote of 60-37.  On 14 February, two weeks earlier, SB 150 passed the full Kentucky Senate, 29-8. The bill was watched intently by Second Amendment supporters.  It passed the House just before 1 p.m. Gutshot II, a long-term, vigorous contributor to OpenCarry.org, was in the gallery of the House of Representatives in Kentucky when SB150 passed. : Gutshot...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Kentucky, America, Department Of Defense, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Maine, Arkansas, South Dakota, Alaska, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Kansas


Permitless Carry In Kentucky

News from Kentucky: The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a permitless conceal carry bill. Senate Bill 150, backed by the National Rifle Association, will now head to Governor Matt Bevin’s desk after a 60-37 vote in the House. It allows Kentuckians 21 and older who can lawfully possess a firearm to be able to conceal it without a permit. Gov. Bevin said Friday afternoon to Gray TV that he would sign the bill. “It doesn’t break new ground. It simply says that people do indeed have the ...
Tags: Kentucky, Senate, America, Military, House, Gun Control, Bill, Matt Bevin, National Rifle Association, Bevin, Kentucky House of Representatives, Kentucky Kentucky, Gray TV, Kentucky Gun Laws, Kentucky Open Carry, Gov Bevin


Kentucky Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Stage ‘Sick Out’ Protest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — At least six Kentucky school districts were forced to close Thursday — including the two largest systems in the state — as hundreds of teachers called in sick to protest what one leader called “half-truths” and “shadiness” at the state legislature. The “sick out” was organized by the group KY 120 United, a reference to the state’s 120 counties, which encouraged teachers in a Facebook post Wednesday night to call in sick. Within hours, the state’s two largest school distri...
Tags: Facebook, News, Supreme Court, Kentucky, West Virginia, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Republican, Matt Bevin, Jefferson County, Capitol, Brewer, Frankfort, Jefferson, Winkler


Another Politician Probably Violated the First Amendment By Blocking a Constituent on Twitter–Campbell v. Reisch

I’m shaking my head at how many politicians block their constituents on social media. What a terrible practice. Today’s case is particularly mind-blowing. Rep. Reisch is a representative in the Missouri House of Representatives tweeting @CheriMO44. The court describes the allegations: On June 22, 2018, Reisch tweeted about her appearance at a public event, at which her political opponent in the November 6, 2018 general election, Maren Jones, also appeared. Resich tweeted “Sad my opponent put he...
Tags: Twitter, Law, Kentucky, Court, Social Media, Army, Randall, Morgan, Campbell, Boone County, Kendrick, Bevin, Loudoun County, Davison, Missouri House of Representatives, Content Regulation


‘Nitwit Governor’ Gets Heat For School Comments

Bevin said “we’re getting soft” for closing schools in subzero-degree weather, and his comments received some heat.
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KY Gov Bevin’s Lawyers Want Kim Davis To Foot Bill For Denying Gay Couples’ Rights

After former Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis lost the legal battle over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a judge ordered the state of Kentucky to pay the couples’ legal fees. But on Thursday, lawyers for Kentucky’s governor will argue in court that Davis should foot the bill, not the state. Davis’ 2015 refusal to recognize same-sex marriages, even after the Supreme Court legalized them at the national level, became a cause célèbre for anti-gay marriage politicians...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Davis, Herald, Commonwealth, Kim Davis, Matt Bevin, Lexington Herald, Manuel, Rowan County, Bevin, Hodges, Carter County, Obergefell, David Bunning


Lawyers for Kentucky governor says office of Kim Davis must pay $225,000 in legal fees

[UPDATE 1/30/2019: The headline and first paragraph of the Lexington Herald Leader say that lawyers for Governor Matt Bevin want Kim Davis to pay the state's legal bills, but a quote from one of the lawyers later in the story makes it clear they want the office of the country clerk where Davis used to work to pay the bill, not Davis personally.] When Kim Davis was the county clerk for Rowan County, Kentucky, she refused a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Her illegal...
Tags: Post, News, Kentucky, Davis, Homophobia, Kim Davis, Matt Bevin, Don, Lexington Herald, Vance, Rowan County, Bevin, Rowan County Kentucky, Palmer G Vance II


Lawyers for Kentucky governor says Kim Davis must pay $225,000 in legal fees

When Kim Davis was the county clerk for Rowan County, Kentucky, she refused a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Her illegal shenanigans ended up costing the state a lot of money in legal bills, and now lawyers for Governor Matt Bevin say she has to pay it back to the tune of nearly a quarter million dollars. From the Lexington Herald Leader: “Her local policy stood in direct conflict with her statutory obligation to issue marriage licenses to qualified Kentucky coup...
Tags: Post, News, Kentucky, Davis, Homophobia, Kim Davis, Matt Bevin, Don, Lexington Herald, Vance, Rowan County, Bevin, Rowan County Kentucky, Palmer G Vance II


Blocking Constituents from Facebook Page Violates First Amendment–Davison v. Randall

The Chair of Loudoun County Board of Supervisors blocked a constituent on her official Facebook page. While the block was temporary, Davison, the constituent, filed a lawsuit, and prevailed after a bench trial. The Fourth Circuit affirms the main points. The court first says Davison has standing to pursue his claims. He was subject to past enforcement, and the Chair has not “disavowed” future enforcement. The Chair also challenged whether she had acted under color of law in administering the Ch...
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, Law, Kentucky, Virginia, Social Media, Randall, Knight Foundation, Trump, Board, Morgan, McIntyre, Fourth Circuit, Eric, Rossignol, Bevin


Kentucky lawmaker challenging Bevin in GOP primary

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Robert Goforth offered a stinging rebuke of Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday as he opened his campaign to challenge the incumbent in this year’s primary. Goforth, a relative newcomer to the legislature, repudiated Bevin’s leadership style as one of “arrogance, scorn and hateful ridicule,” and offered a populist […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Nation, Gop, Matt Bevin, Frankfort, Bevin, Ky AP, Goforth, Robert Goforth


KY Supreme Court Strikes Down Pension Law That Spurred Teacher Protests

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to one of the country’s worst-funded public pension systems, a victory for teachers who shut down schools across the state to protest the law earlier this year. Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear, who filed the lawsuit that led to Thursday’s ruling, called it “a landmark win for all of our public servants.” But Republican Gov. Matt Bevin called it “an unprecedented power grab by activist judg...
Tags: News, Kentucky, House, House Of Representatives, Matt Bevin, Capitol, Frankfort, Bevin, Ky AP, Beshear, Kentucky Supreme Court, Kentucky Teachers Retirement System, Andy Beshear, Kentucky Bevin, Summer Concepcion, Kentucky Democratic Party


Kentucky governor feuds with media ahead of investigation

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is feuding on social media with ProPublica after the independent media nonprofit announced an investigative project with the Courier Journal. The Louisville newspaper reports the Republican governor posted a series of tweets and a video attacking both news organizations as biased. Bevin questioned who holds the paper […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Louisville, Matt Bevin, Frankfort, Courier Journal, Bevin, Ky AP, Nation & World


After KY Gov’s Slam, ProPublica Hits Back: ‘Actually, We Believe In Evidence’

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) was OUTRAGED when he learned that ProPublica would be supporting investigative journalism at a local newspaper over the course of the next year and posted a befuddling video on Wednesday evening attacking The Courier-Journal and ProPublica’s funding model, complete with a dig at billionaire donor George Soros. OUTRAGEOUS. ProPublica, a left-wing activist group funded by the likes of George Soros, is now funding . . . "investigative reporting" at the @courierjour...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Emmys, Matt Bevin, George Soros, Matt Bevin R, Courier Journal, Bevin, Pulitzers, Nicole Lafond, Peabodys, Polks


Nancy Pelosi locks down vote to be House speaker in January – live

Pelosi agreed to limit tenure to no more than four additional yearsHelp us reach our $1m goal. Make a year-end contributionGet the new US morning briefing. Sign up 2.08pm GMT Kentucky governor Matt Bevin released a bizarre video yesterday bashing the Louisville Courier-Journal for entering a partnership with the journalism nonprofit ProPublica. ProPublica has won Pulitzer Prizes for its long term investigative journalism projects. However, Bevin attacked the group in conspiracy laden attacks...
Tags: Republicans, Kentucky, US, America, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Michael, Matt Bevin, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Pelosi, George Soros


KY Gov. Matt Bevin Lobs Grenades At ‘Red Tape’ And Other Things He Doesn’t Like

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) has joined the class of Republican officials and candidates who shoot and blow up inanimate objects in ads or videos to illustrate what policies they’re against. In a video Bevin posted on Twitter Sunday, he’s seen shooting and throwing grenades at political institutions he sees as corrupt, like “red tape,” “corruption,” “pay-to-play” politics and “inside deals.” He also throws a grenade at his hashtag #WeAreKY for unknown reasons. From the beginning, we've m...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Georgia, Republican, South Carolina, Matt Bevin, State, Manchin, Kemp, Matt Bevin R, Bevin, Joe Manchin, Brian Kemp, Nicole Lafond, National Riffle Association, Catherine Templeton


Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin goes full Rambo, throws grenades in new Twitter video

"We've talked about blowing up a whole lot of things. It is literally the embodiment of what you're about to see here in a minute," Bevin says.            [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Matt Bevin, Bevin, Louisville Courier Journal


Federal judge strikes down Kentucky restriction on abortion clinics

Opponents argued a Kentucky law on ambulance transfer agreements was being used by Bevin's administration to shut down Kentucky's only abortion clinic.            [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Bevin, Louisville Courier Journal


KY Governor Gives Staffer A $215K Raise Amid Lack Of State Gov’t Worker Raises

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has awarded a member of his administration a $215,000 raise, leading the worker to make more than double the governor’s salary. The Courier Journal reports the executive director of the Commonwealth Office of Technology, Charles Grindle, now makes around $375,000 annually. The state government’s online database of employee salaries says Grindle now is the highest paid employee in Bevin’s administration. The 134 percent raise was awarded during at ...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Matt Bevin, Frankfort, Courier Journal, Bevin, Ky AP, Commonwealth Office of Technology, Summer Concepcion, Charles Grindle, Grindle, Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet


Kentucky GOP governor will run for re-election in 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he will run for re-election in 2019, ending months of speculation as he has faced growing protests from public workers and teachers about his rhetoric and policies. Bevin announced his campaign Saturday in a speech to the Republican Party of Kentucky’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Matt Bevin, Lexington, Bevin, Ky AP, Republican Party of Kentucky, Nation & World, Kentucky GOP


Kentucky Governor Compares State Workers to Drowning Victims: ‘You Just Need to Knock Them Out’

“It’s for their own good and we have to save the system,” Gov. Matt Bevin, of Kentucky, said on Tuesday of state workers who oppose pension reform. His remarks drew swift backlash.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Republican Party, Matthew, Matt Bevin, Democratic Party, Bevin, Politics And Government, Pensions and Retirement Plans, Kentucky Governor Compares State Workers


Bevin promotes Chinese partnership amid US trade dispute

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Facing a growing trade dispute between the world's largest economies that threatens Kentucky's growing auto industry, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin struck an optimistic tone during a meeting with China's ambassador... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kentucky, China, US, Matt Bevin, Frankfort, Bevin, Ky AP