Indiana Democrats Say Cap on Statehouse Visitors Is Meant to Limit Protests

With reporting from the Associated Press A plan by Indiana officials to limit the number of people who can be inside the Statehouse at any given time has angered Indiana Democrats and union officials. State police, homeland security officials and the state fire marshal’s office announced today that they’ve decided to cap the number of […]

Louisvillians Protest Against Corporate Greed, Special Interests and Political Influence

Louisville is following in the steps of New York City’s Occupy Wall Street movement, protesting against corporate greed and the influence of money in politics. In Louisville, two protests were organized via Facebook for Tuesday, but it was unclear where protestors were supposed to gather. Event organizer and community activist Sandy Morgan first announced the […]

Louisville Disability Protesters Question Proposed Legislation

A group protested outside Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) Louisville office on Tuesday. The protest was meant to raise awareness of a bill being considered by the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions, which Paul sits on. The legislation was drafted by Iowa Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA). It will help protect youth with disabilities […]

Demonstrators Seek U.S. Support For Bahrain Uprising

Several Louisvillians will hold a demonstration Thursday to encourage western powers to take action in Bahrain, where anti-government protests have been going on for months. Calls to bring down the Bahraini monarchy have been met with violence in the Middle Eastern country. Louisville resident Athraa Alabudy says the uprising has not received as much attention […]