Christopher’s Law

A bill aimed at protecting patrons from unnecessary violent acts by bouncers at Kentucky bars and the implementation of safety requirements and training

State Representative Lisa Willner of Jefferson County’s 35th district in process of filing “Christopher’s Law”

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“I’ll never stop fighting for Christopher”

Widower hoping for justice in a new law after a bouncer killed his husband at a Louisville Bar LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Nearly three years after a Louisville man was knocked out and killed at Nowhere Bar on Bardstown Road in the Highlands, his widower is hoping to change Kentucky law in his honor. Nick…

A mother’s love and plea to legislators to hear HB 207

I am Toni Graham, Christopher McKinney’s mother, and want you to know that Christopher’s untimely death could have been prevented had a law been in place requiring bouncers to have training and certification.  Nothing currently exists in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Nothing currently exists in many states, actually. On January 5, 2020, I received a…

Additional legislators sign on to sponsor HB 207

Three more legislators have signed on as sponsors for Christopher’s Law, bringing the total number of sponsors to 15. The bill currently has bipartisan support. The latest to support Christopher’s Law is Buddy Wheatley (D), Susan Westrom (D) and Joni Jenkins (D). Getting additional sponsors to support Christopher’s Law is important, however there’s so much…

HB 207 receives bipartisan support of a dozen state legislators, and more

It’s Week 3 of the Kentucky General Assembly session in Frankfort. We have been meeting with many legislators in the House and the Senate and have gained some momentum with Christopher’s Law. The bill, again, has bipartisan support. We would like to thank the following legislators who have signed on to sponsor Christopher’s Law. Additionally,…

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