abortion

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In a setback for Kentucky's Republican governor, a federal judge has struck down a state law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies.

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GOP leaders in the U.S. Senate have put the brakes on Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s latest maneuver to defund Planned Parenthood.

Federal Court Will Hear Appeal Of State Abortion Case

Jul 25, 2018
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Attorneys for a civil-liberties group and Kentucky's governor continue their legal feud as a federal appeals court reviews the state's attempt to require doctors to perform an ultrasound and show and describe fetal images to a patient before performing an abortion.

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Gov. Matt Bevin's legal team says Kentucky's newest abortion law seeks to prevent a "barbaric" procedure while a fetus is still alive in the womb.

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America's abortion clinics experienced a major upsurge in trespassing, obstruction and blockades by anti-abortion activists in 2017, according to an annual survey by an industry group.

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The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit to block a new Kentucky law putting more restrictions on abortions.

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Kentucky's Republican governor will appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks the state's law requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound exam before an abortion and then try to show fetal images as well as play the fetal heartbeat to the pregnant woman.

Abortion Opponents Let Kentucky Clinic Buffer Zone Stand

Jul 24, 2017
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UPDATE: Abortion opponents have agreed to a federal restraining order that keeps them from gathering on a patch of sidewalk outside the only clinic still performing abortions in Kentucky.

Josh James / WUKY

Attorney General Andy Beshear would see his powers scaled back under a bill substitute filed by Senate President Robert Stivers. The late-breaking change adds more fuel to an ongoing political clash between the top law enforcement official and leading Republicans.

Josh James / WUKY

An energized overflow crowd packed into the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort Wednesday for the Kentucky Right to Life Association's annual rally.

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