Monthly Archives: January 2011

Preachers Invited To State Capitol on Feb. 8

A “Preachers’ Day at the State Capitol” is being planned for Feb. 8 for pastors, church staff members, evangelists and others in ministry interested in learning about moral issues that are before the 2011 General Assembly. The event at the State Capitol Building in Frankfort is being sponsored by the God and Country Ministry led […]

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She’s Having a Fetus!

Sometime the discussion about abortion gets caught up in euphemisms and word play which serves to disguise, soften or sanitize what is really going on in our country today. Take a look at this rhetoric when placed in the context of an imagined but quite realistic setting in this excellent blog post published last year […]

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‘Instant Racing’ Ruling Being Appealed

A circuit judge’s ruling last month that said it was okay to use slot machine-like devices to bet on old horse races is being appealed to the Kentucky Court of Appeals by the Family Foundation of Kentucky. Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate ruled Dec. 28 in an opinion sought by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and […]

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Right to Life Rally Set for Louisville

Right to Life of Louisville will host its annual “Rally for Life” at Metro Hall in Louisville at noon on Jan. 24.  The rally will mark 38 years since the January 22, 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decisions Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton legalized abortion-on-demand in all 50 states, throughout all nine months of […]

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‘Life’ More Than a Sunday School Lesson

Kentucky Baptist Convention churches that use Sunday school material from LifeWay Christian Resources focused on sanctity of human life issues during their lesson time today. This happens annually as the Southern Baptist Convention seeks to draw attention to this important topic during January of each year. This year, the KBC Committee on Public Affairs wants […]

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Full Senate Approves Ultrasound Bill

Senate Bill 9, the Ultrasound Informed Consent bill, went even faster through the Kentucky Senate than expected this week. Approval by the full Senate came on Thursday afternoon for the bill that will require giving a woman considering an abortion the opportunity to see an ultrasound of her developing baby before making a final decision. […]

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Ultrasound Bill Passes Senate Committee

A bill requiring a woman seeking an abortion to be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound image of her developing baby before the procedure takes place has been approved by the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee of the Kentucky Senate. It now goes on to a vote by the full Senate possibly […]

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60 Minutes To Examine Predatory Gambling

The CBS news program, 60 Minutes, is planning to air a segment on predatory gambling during its Jan. 9 broadcast. Gambling expansion is a perennial issue in the Kentucky General Assembly. It’s important for people to see through the advertising glitz of the gambling industry to understand the truly negative economic and moral impact gambling […]

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Ultrasound Bill May Pass Senate Friday

Kentucky Senate Bill 9, the Ultrasound Informed Consent bill, is scheduled to be heard in the Senate’s Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee on Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. and is expected to pass with bipartisan support. The bill may receive its final reading and pass on the Senate floor as early as Friday. […]

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Kentucky General Assembly Opens Session

Please be in prayer for the Kentucky General Assembly as it opens its session tomorrow (Jan. 4). The legislators will begin with a week of organizational meetings and will then come back Feb. 5-March 22 for the bulk of the work of this short 30-day session. Serving in the General Assembly is not an easy […]

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Ultrasound Bill Prefiled for 2011 Session

A bill to require an abortionist to allow a woman to see an ultrasound of her baby before the pregnancy is ended has been prefiled in the Kentucky Senate by Sen. Jack Westwood, R-Erlanger (Senate District 23). The bill is a good one in that it ensures that a woman has full information about the […]

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