Category Archives: Life

A Respectful Debate on Abortion

Abortion is one of those topics where people have such strong opinions that it is easy to find oneself demonizing the opposition and seeking to score points through emotion. Here’s an example of a more Christ-like approach to discussing this issue. It’s the video from a recent debate between Scott Klusendorf of the Life Training […]

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House Committee Kills Ultrasound Bill

Senate Bill 9, the Ultrasound/Informed Consent bill, went down to defeat in the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee today. This marks the seventh year in a row that similar measures to give a woman considering an abortion the opportunity to see an ultrasound of her developing baby before making a final decision have been […]

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Four Pro-life Bills Killed; SB 9 Still Alive

It was no particular surprise but four pro-life bills were killed by the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee yesterday. The one silver lining is that Senate Bill 9 is still in play. This bill would require an abortionist to give a woman considering an abortion the opportunity to see an ultrasound of her developing […]

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Committee Switches Bills for Hearings

Here’s an update to today’s earlier post. We now understand that rather than Senate Bill 9 (the Ultrasound Consent bill) and House Bill 215 (a bill to prohibit abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy) the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee will hold its hearings on two different abortion bills on Thursday. According to […]

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Pro-life Bills May Die Thursday, Call Today!

Senate Bill 9 and House Bill 215 may be heard and killed in the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee on Thursday. Please pray that legislators will allow these bills to come to the floor of the House to receive a fair hearing and vote. And, if you haven’t done so already, please contact your […]

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Arrogance of Pro-abortion Leaders Appalling

The level of arrogance among pro-abortion legislators in Kentucky is appalling. As has been the case for the past six years, the House Committee on Committees has assigned several pro-life bills – SB 9, HB 215, HB 243, and others — to the House Health and Welfare Committee for the express purpose of killing them […]

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Would You Lift a Finger to Save a Life?

Sometimes an issue is complicated. Sometimes it’s hard to know what action to take even when you have a strong sense of what is right or wrong about an issue. Sometimes issues are painted in shades of gray rather than in black and white. Guess what? This isn’t one of those times. If you support […]

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Pro-life Rallies Set for State Capitol on Feb. 3

Feb. 3 will be a special day at the state capitol building in Frankfort as citizens opposed to abortion make their voices heard in special events at the state Capitol Building. Up first at 10 a.m. will be a rally on the Capitol Building steps featuring Kentucky women who regret their abortions and believe they […]

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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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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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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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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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Churches Invited to ‘Stand’ for Life

January 16 is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on the Southern Baptist Convention calendar and churches are encouraged to use this day as an opportunity to help educate their congregations about this important topic. Help is available through an initiative called “The Invitation Stands.” This initiative seeks to build closer relationships between SBC churches and […]

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