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Pro-life Bill Has One Last Shot; Rally Planned

The Kentucky General Assembly will wrap up with 2012 next Thursday, April 12, but it’s not too late for citizens to make a difference! Next Thursday is “Veto Override” day, when the legislature can reconsider anything the governor vetoed this past week (and possibly override his veto if they deem that necessary). A bill that […]

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Pro-life Bills Barely Breathing

Kentucky Right to Life has issued an urgent call for pro-life citizens to make contacts with their legislators to try to save two pro-life bills that are dying in a House committee as this year’s General Assembly session winds down. Here’s their message: We are in the last two weeks of the 2012 Kentucky legislative […]

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Senate Okays Life Bills that House Will Abort

Two pro-life bills have now been approved by the Kentucky state Senate but if past experience is any guide, they are doomed to die in the House of Representatives without even getting a vote by the full House. Senate Bill 103, which would require that an abortionist at least give a woman the opportunity to […]

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Louisville Starts Year with 283 Abortions

According to the latest statistics provided by Right to Life of Louisville (part of Kentucky Right to Life), an estimated 283 abortions were performed at the state’s largest abortion clinic in Louisville in January. The abortions were performed at the EMW Women’s Surgical Center in downtown Louisville. The clinic is one of two in the […]

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Louisville Abortions Top 3,600 for 2011

According to the latest statistics provided by Right to Life of Louisville (part of Kentucky Right to Life), an estimated 284 abortions were performed at the state’s largest abortion clinic in Louisville in December. That brings the estimated total for the year to 3,651. The abortions were performed at the EMW Women’s Surgical Center in […]

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An Invitation to Take a Stand for Life

With Sanctity of Life Sunday coming up for Southern Baptist churches on Jan. 15, this is a good time to focus on an initiative called “The Invitation Stands.” This initiative seeks to build closer relationships between Southern Baptist Churches and pregnancy resource centers during 2012. Church members can participate in the following ways. 1. Visit […]

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Pro-life Events Coming Up in January

If you are pro-life and want to add action to your belief, you may want to consider a couple of upcoming pro-life events that are being sponsored by Kentucky Right to Life: Monday, January 23: Pro-life people from throughout Kentuckiana will meet at the Metro Hall steps (527 Jefferson St., Louisville) for the annual Rally […]

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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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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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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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‘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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