Kentucky governor’s blog ban lifted

A year ago, in a fit of political petulance, former Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher ordered state websites to block access to certain political blogs after Mark Nickolas, author of, criticized Fletcher in remarks reported in the New York Times.

Last week the administration of new Kentucky Governor Steve Breshear settled the case by agreeing to stop the discriminatory blockage. Read more about the case at Public Citizen (about) which, together with Louisville attorney Jennifer Moore, represented the banned blogger.