Monthly Archives: December 2011

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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Kentucky Legislators Form Prayer Caucus

A number of Kentucky legislators have formed a bi-partisan prayer caucus for the General Assembly and are inviting citizens to attend a “Kentucky Call to Prayer Day” at the state capitol building in Frankfort. The prayer day event will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in the capitol building rotunda. The state […]

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2011 Abortions Approaching 3,500

According to the latest statistics provided by Right to Life of Louisville (part of Kentucky Right to Life), an estimated 277 abortions were performed at the state’s largest abortion clinic in Louisville in November. That brings the estimated total for the year to 3,367 with December stats still to come. The abortions were performed at […]

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Bill Seeks Alcohol Expansion in Restaurants

Don Cole, executive director of the Kentucky Ethics League, has alerted us to a bill that has been prefiled for the 2012 Kentucky General Assembly session to expand alcohol sales in restaurants. Here are Cole’s comments: As I have stated many times before the alcohol industry is never satisfied. Several years ago two bills were […]

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Keene Casino Idea is Bad News for Kentucky

The big gambling corporations are loving Rep. Dennis Keene, D-Wilder, after he pre-filed a bill for the 2012 session of the Kentucky General Assembly that would allow local communities to have a local option election to put up a casino in their town or city. This is a terrible idea for many reasons but here […]

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Major Alcohol Expansion Push Reported

We’ve just received the following report from Kentucky Ethics League Director Don Cole about alcohol sales expansion efforts: THERE IS A MAJOR PUSH IN THE SOUTHEN SECTOR OF I-75 to expand alcohol sales. The following cities and/or their counties are having petitions circulated, getting signatures, to call for the election. They are Barbourville, Williamsburg, Pineville, […]

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Expanded Gambling Is Bad Public Policy

It’s certainly no surprise but it is definitely a continuing disappointment to see that Kentucky’s governor is once again bowing to pressure from the big gambling corporations and plans to push gambling expansion yet again in the coming session of the General Assembly. Even if you set aside the purely moral arguments against expanding gambling, […]

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