Kentucky Limits No-Knock Warrants After Breonna Taylor Death

The law signed by the governor is not the total ban many protesters and some lawmakers had sought.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signs a bill creating a partial ban on no-knock warrants, Friday, April 9, 2021, at the Center for African American Heritage Louisville, Ky. At the signing is Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, behind Governor left. The bill signing comes after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Taylor in her home during a botched police raid. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in her home during a botched police raid last year. The law signed by the Democratic governor is not the total ban many protesters and some Democratic lawmakers had sought — a proposal that had been introduced as “Breonna’s Law” — but it also doesn’t prevent…

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