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Prolife Supporters Gathered in Frankfort to Support SB 3 & SB 802 Feb

Kentucky Right to Life sponsored its annual gathering in the Capitol Rotunda last week to support Senate Bill 3 defining conditions under which informed consent may be given and Senate Bill 8 requiring an ultrasound, but keeping it optional regarding whether or not the patient watches it. Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, in one of his […]
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Informed Consent Passes Senate Overwhelmingly; Now in House Chamber16 Jan

UPDATE: Senate Bill 3 has now passed the Senate on a 33 – 5 vote. With this strong bi-partisan vote, SB 3 is now in the House chamber for consideration. To see how your State Senator voted click here. Please thank your Senator if he or she voted YES. If your Senator was a NO […]
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Doctor reverses position; votes to kill informed consent bill, Senate Bill 401 Mar

Duplicity and deceit prevailed again in the House Health and Welfare Committee meeting on Feb. 28. State Representative Tom Burch, the chair, is a pro-choice abortion supporter who has blocked all efforts to pass a reasonable bill to require that patients considering abortion receive good medical care through a face-to-face meeting with a medical professional […]
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Bills to help vulnerable persons need immediate attention25 Feb

With just 13 days left in this regular meeting of the General Assembly, proposed legislation regarding good medical care for patients considering abortion and a bill to protect young victims of human trafficking need your attention. SENATE BILL 4: REGARDING IN-PERSON INFORMED CONSENT PRIOR TO SURGICAL ABORTION. House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman, State Rep.Tom […]
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Pro-life Victory in South Dakota25 Jul

The United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has upheld South Dakota’s Informed Consent law after years of legal challenges. The statute is one of the broadest in the country, and requires women seeking abortion to be informed of many known risks associated with having an abortion. Planned Parenthood, which challenged the law, continues to […]

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Bishops’ Statement on Passage of HB 563 – School Choice
The Bishops of Kentucky have issued the following statement following the passage of HB 563. A PDF copy of the statement may be downloaded by clicking here. We applaud the Kentucky legislature for the passage of House Bill 563. This legislation provides more opportunities for parents with limited financial means to decide where their children […]

KY House Passes Educational Choice Bill for Public and Certain Non-Public School Families
House Republicans recently combined Education Opportunity Account legislation with another bill, HB 563, that deals with enrollment at public schools, and considered the combined bills for a vote today. But the new HB 563 initially prohibited Catholic school and other non-public school families from receiving tuition assistance. Thankfully, Rep. Matt Lockett put forth a floor […]

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