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FRANKFORT, January 10 -- Rep. Tim Moore (R-Elizabethtown) outlines this session’s legislative initiatives for the newly formed bipartisan, bicameral Pro-Life Caucus during a press conference in the rotunda. (photo by LRC Public Information)

2 anti-abortion bills are already moving through the Republican-led General Assembly, and several others...

In the first week of the 2019 legislative session, opponents of abortion began moving bills through the General Assembly.
Mike Pence meeting with pro-life leaders (photo from Office of the Vice President [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

Pro-life? Or just anti-woman?

The "pro-lifers" are okay w/ depriving kids of medical care or food. But the truth is, their interest in fetal life depends on who’s making the decision.

Send comments to your reps on the fetal heartbeat bill

Senate Bill 9 would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. If you think SB9 is bad, you need to use our link to let your voice be heard!
Kentucky Senate chamber (photo by Daderot [CC0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Senate bill outlaws abortions once fetal heartbeat is discovered

A new bill filed in the Kentucky Senate (SB9) would outlaw abortions once a fetal heartbeat was detected, and would make most abortions a Class D felony.
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MOKP: Dr. Lisa Willner, Kentucky Wired audit, abortion-transfer agreement ruling, plus more!

On this week's My Old KY Podcast: candidate Dr. Lisa Willner, the Kentucky Wired audit, the District Court's ruling on abortion transfer agreements. Enjoy!

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky restriction on abortion clinics

A federal judge has struck down a state law affecting abortion clinics, which Gov. Bevin's administration used to try to close KY's only abortion clinic.

Dan Johnson’s Priorities

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, state Rep. Dan Johnson has made his priorities pretty clear. Aaron Smith lays it out in his latest cartoon.

State House Rep Proposes Total Abortion Ban

A KY state rep just pre-filed legislation that would not only outlaw all forms of abortion, but could also make miscarriage a felony offense.

Federal Court Strikes Down Narrated Ultrasound Requirement

Federal judge strikes down KY's "narrated ultrasound" requirement, originally enacted by the 2017 GA in HB2. The law was challenged by the ACLU of Kentucky.

MOKP: Abortion Lawsuit and Budget Cuts

Jazmin explains the lawsuit facing the only abortion provider left in KY, and Robert discusses the budget cuts being requested by the Bevin administration.

Turning the Tables in the Abortion Debate

Three conservative talking points may actually make good, unusual arguments in the abortion debate. At the very least, they open up new lines of discussion.

Rape, Rape Victims, and Kentucky’s Forced Ultrasound Law

"Rape: ... sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person's consent." Does Kentucky's new forced-ultrasound law fit that definition?

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