Bill to add churches to infant safe haven list passes Kentucky Senate

1458164638_64f6An amendment to House Bill 148 would add churches to the list of safe havens where unwanted babies can be dropped off without parents being criminally charged. As long as the baby is not injured, the law ensures that the parent or person acting for the child will not be liable.

Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville (pictured above), proposed the amendment.

“Churches are a safe place for babies to go,” Raque Adams said, “and they are prevalent throughout our communities.”

Read the full story HERE at KentuckyToday.com.

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