Tag Archives: Kentucky

Kentucky agrees not to attempt to close last abortion clinic until lawsuit is resolved in court

By Dave Andrusko The legal back-and-forth between Kentucky’s last abortion clinic and the state continues as the administration of Gov. Matt Bevin has agreed for the time being to drop efforts to close the EMW Women’s Surgical

Kentucky’s lone abortion clinic files federal lawsuit to stay open

Pro-life Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

By Dave Andrusko On March 29, the ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of the last abortion clinic in Kentucky, asserting that the administration of Gov. Matt Bevin had undertaken a “blatantly unconstitutional” move

Judge Hears Challenge to Kentucky Ultrasound Law

U.S. District Judge David Hale

By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge David Hale Thursday heard an ACLU challenge to Kentucky’s new ultrasound law, which went into effect January 9, and a spirited defense of HB2 by the state. The ACLU filed its

Pro-life Kentucky Governor ceremonial signs two pro-life measures into law at Rally for Life

(Left to right) House Speaker Jeff Hoover, Michael Janocik, Assistant Director, Kentucky Right to Life, Sen. Alice Kerr, State Treasurer Allison Ball, Lieutenant Gov. Jenean Hampton (who is taking a picture from behind the governor), Margie Montgomery, Executive director Kentucky Right to Life, and Rep. Suzanne Miles. Seated with pro-life Governor Matt Bevin in the front is Baby James.

By Dave Andrusko Last month we covered passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (SB5) and a bill that offers an abortion-minded woman the opportunity to see an ultrasound of her unborn child (HB2). The bills

One of two abortion clinics in Kentucky to close January 27

By Dave Andrusko When last we posted on the EMW Women’s Clinic in Lexington, one of two clinics in Kentucky that performs abortions, the Kentucky Supreme Court had just upheld the decision of a unanimous Court of

ACLU challenges Kentucky’s new ultrasound law

By Dave Andrusko When the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit yesterday challenging Kentucky’s new ultrasound law, pro-life Gov. Matt Bevin’s response to WHAS-AM host Terry Meiners said it all: “It’s a shocker that the ACLU is suing

Pro-life Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signs two pro-life bills

Kentucky 16th to enact Pain-Capable bill By Dave Andrusko Still another reminder that elections have consequences. Pro-life Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin today signed two pro-life bills into law: the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (SB5) and a

Kentucky could have two more pro-life laws by this weekend

Kentucky Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover

By Dave Andrusko The encouraging lead sentence from Jack Brammer of the Lexington Herald-Leader read “Kentucky could have two new laws that restrict abortions in effect by this weekend.” Brammer was referencing SB5, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child

Kentucky expected to “fast-track” pro-life bills

By Dave Andrusko Beginning today, NRL News Today will have the delightful “problem” of trying to keep up with pro-life legislation introduced in the states. Let’s first talk about Kentucky. Jack Brammer of the Lexington Herald-Leader has

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds injunction against Lexington abortion clinic

Kentucky Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko The Kentucky Supreme Court today decided one of two key issues at play in the request by Gov. Matt Bevin to temporarily close the EMW Women’s [abortion] Clinic located in Lexington. The justices upheld

Desire for greater profit explains why Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky closed its Terre Haute, Ind. location

Editor’s note. The following statement comes from Indiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Terre Haute, Ind. – On Thursday, June 30, Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky announced it is closing its Terre Haute, Ind. location.

Kentucky abortion clinic appeals ruling that temporarily closed it

By Dave Andrusko When last we reported on the EMW Women’s clinic, the abortion clinic’s lawyer, Scott White, was debating how best to challenge an appellate court ruling that agreed with the state of Kentucky that EMW