Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. The law Beshear signed Friday is not the total ban many demonstrators called for — a proposal introduced as “Breonna’s Law.” But it only permits no-knock warrants if there is “clear and convincing evidence” of a violent crime. Taylor was a 26-year-old Louisville emergency medical technician studying to become a nurse. She was shot multiple times in her home on March 2020 after being roused from her bed by police during a botched drug raid. Her death set off nationwide demonstrations and sparked calls to ban the warrants.