Kentuckians for the Commonwealth

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A Kentucky environmental group is ending an annual protest in Frankfort that called attention to a destructive surface mining practice known as mountaintop mining.

Josh James / WUKY

A Kentuckians for the Commonwealth rally drew visitors into the Capitol Rotunda Tuesday afternoon with calls for minimum wage hikes, a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting LGBT Kentuckians, clean energy initiatives, and the restoration of voting rights for non-violent former felons who have served their sentences.

Coal Mining Protest Entering 10th Year

Feb 2, 2015
Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Environmental activists and eastern Kentucky residents are heading to the state Capitol next week to protest surface mining in Appalachia.