Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, chairman of the Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee, has filed a bill that would not allow criminal charges against children younger than 12.
Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, chairman of the Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee, has filed a bill that would not allow criminal charges against children younger than 12. File photo
Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, chairman of the Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee, has filed a bill that would not allow criminal charges against children younger than 12. File photo

Kentucky legislation would bar criminal charges against young children

February 27, 2017 10:21 AM