From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A bill that aims to eliminate the dueling clause from Kentucky’s Constitution has cleared its first hurdle in the Kentucky House. For 160 years, Kentucky officeholders and members of the bar have been required to swear that they have not fought a duel with deadly weapons. But Louisville Rep.… Continue reading Dueling Clause Bill Clears House Hurdle
Kentucky officeholders may soon no longer have to swear they’ve never fought a duel with deadly weapons. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh says a Louisville lawmaker wants to delete the colorful language from the public oath of office.