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Anti-abortion SB4 Heads to Governor’s Desk

  • February 1, 2016
  • Posted in News

The Kentucky Senate sent anti-abortion measure SB 4 to the Governor to sign into law, after concurring with changes the House made to the bill. SB 4 adds an unnecessary barrier to safe and legal abortions, by requiring a 24 forced delay before the procedure for counseling. The original version of the bill called for […]

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Anti-abortion SB4 Passes KY House 92-3

  • January 28, 2016
  • Posted in News

Added telehealth provision still allows limit on reproductive freedom in the commonwealth      The Kentucky House today passed anti-abortion measure SB4, which requires counseling 24 hours prior to an abortion. A House floor amendment and committee substitute added this evening allow for the use of telehealth to complete the counseling requirement. SB4 adds an unnecessary […]

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ACLU of Kentucky Opposes So-Called “Student Expression” Bill

  • January 28, 2016
  • Posted in News

Unnecessary bill would cause confusion, likely result in costly litigation The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky opposes legislation that passed today out of a Kentucky Senate committee that restates protections that already exist regarding students’ rights to express and practice their faith in public schools, and opens the door to requiring local boards of […]

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