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Educational Choice Victory at the Supreme Court30 Jun

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its much anticipated decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue and held that a state cannot ban parents from using a Scholarship Tax Credit program to attend a religious school. This decision was in line with several previous Court opinions favoring a parent’s right to choose over government […]
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October Update15 Oct

The past several months have been busy ones for the bishops and for CCK staff! Below is an update on some of the major issues we are working on, and a look forward to the 2020 legislative session and beyond. Pro-Life The past several sessions have seen a great deal of pro-life legislation pass the […]
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UPDATE: Voting Rights Restoration Bill Clears House Floor: 82-1215 Jan

Jan. 16 – House Bill 70 cleared the House floor with an 82 – 12 vote this afternoon. Rep. Jesse Crenshaw presented the bill followed by comments by Representatives David Floyd, John Tilley, Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, and Rep. Brad Montell, who voted “yes” on this legislation for the first time. The bill now […]
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Veto Override Needed to Protect Our Right to Worship23 Mar

House Bill 279 which is a response to a Kentucky Supreme Court decision that weakens the protection we deserve when it come to the free exercise of religion. One of the most basic of civil rights is the right to practice a faith without undue government interference. The government should have to have a compelling […]

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2021 Session Update
The 2021 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is moving fast! After being unable to meet last week due to weather, legislators are now convening five days a week to complete their work. This is a 30-day session and as of this week we are past the halfway point. The Legislative Message Line can […]

Myth/Fact on Education Opportunity Accounts
CCK is joining with parents, educators and students to support educational choice bills HB 149 and SB 25 during the 2021 legislative session. The legislation would create an Education Opportunity Account (“EOA”) program. Under an EOA program, private donations are awarded via financial assistance to families to cover extensive educational services including K-12 tuition assistance […]

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