Doug, Chris and Aaron cover another legislative rundown, with a special focus on the especially heinous, anti-trans treatment/don't say gay/bathroom bill, SB 150. We also touch on King Coal's anti-arrow darter, anti-climate action legislative agenda and Chris brings us a rare bipartisan rural healthcare victory. We then head to the campaign corner to meet trans activist Mason Chernosky, who has been all over the capitol fighting the #SlateOfHate and we hear about what we need to do next, and the importance of trans joy, at summer camp and beyond. We also have an interview with the legislature's first elected openly gay state representative, Keturah Herron, who shares her perspective on the session thus far, with a special focus on juvenile justice reform in Frankfort. FINALLY, we close out with an extensive, multi-part, critical Call to Action!
NEWS OF THE WEAK:https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/2023/03/17/kentucky-senate-bill-150-anti-transgender-legislation-questions-answers/70020693007/
CAMPAIGN CORNER: Mason Chernosky
https://www.facebook.com/campbeaconkyINTERVIEW: Representative Keturah Herron (D-42)
https://legislature.ky.gov/Legislators/Pages/Legislator-Profile.aspx?DistrictNumber=42CALL TO ACTION: Stop SB 150! Tell the KY GOP Supermajority there is no place for hate in our state!
1) Send a message to Gov. Beshear, your representatives and key Senate leaders demanding they reject this hateful legislation - We’ve made it super-easy for you to email all the critical decision-makers - just click here: https://bit.ly/StopSB150
2) Make a PHONE CALL 1-800-372-7181 & leave a message for "My Representative & House Leaders to vote NO on an override vote on SB 150
3) Join our Caravan for Compassion in the Lexington area - Friday afternoon - we’ll be meeting up at Malibu Jack’s parking lot at 3:30 to decorate our cars - we’re printing up “Y’all means ALL” signs, and we’ll have window ma