Poor People's Campaign

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says an emergency order placing new restrictions on Capitol visitors is illegal. The opinion comes after lawmakers raised concerns about public access to the building.

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Demonstrators confronted Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin at the Capitol Tuesday, demanding action on issues ranging from racial justice to the rules governing access to the Capitol.

Protesters Allowed Inside Ky. Capitol

Jul 10, 2018
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More than a dozen protesters smiled and kissed the floor of the Kentucky Capitol after State Police officers let them enter the building Tuesday following weeks of protests.

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Tensions are rising between a national anti-poverty campaign and Kentucky state leaders over a decision to deny the organization group access to the Capitol building. Now, one Lexington Democratic lawmaker warns it could take a judge to resolve the matter.

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Anti-poverty activists want an explanation from Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and Kentucky's top police agency about what led to a rule that was cited when they were told they could enter the state Capitol only two at a time.

Anti-Poverty Group Denied Access To Kentucky Capitol

Jun 5, 2018
AP Photo/Bryan Woolston

Anti-poverty activists were denied group access into Kentucky's Capitol on Monday following an outdoor rally where the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid were denounced.