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Yes for Life rally bolsters support for pro-life Constitutional Amendment 2

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Pro-life Kentuckians converged on the Capitol steps for a rally in support of Constitutional Amendment 2 on Saturday (Oct. 1) despite a vocal opposition. The Yes for Life Alliance organized the afternoon, which featured a host of speakers, live music and a march through the Capitol. “Faithfulness to God means faithfulnessContinue reading “Yes for Life rally bolsters support for pro-life Constitutional Amendment 2”

Friends of Life banquet celebrates work of pregnancy resource centers

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (KT) – More than 100 pastors and pregnancy resource center directors from across the commonwealth gathered at Hillvue Heights Church to build connections with one another and celebrate pro-life work in Kentucky on Thursday. The evening began with applause for PRC directors and employees in attendance, and recognition of two individuals whoContinue reading “Friends of Life banquet celebrates work of pregnancy resource centers”

Ky. Supreme Court denies request to block abortion ban as litigation continues

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Supreme Court denied a request by EMW Women’s Surgical Center and Planned Parenthood—the commonwealth’s only abortion providers—for emergency relief against the state’s trigger abortion ban on Thursday (August 18). Abortion remains illegal in Kentucky as the case moves forward in the state’s highest court. The seven-judge panel’s decision isContinue reading “Ky. Supreme Court denies request to block abortion ban as litigation continues”

June abortions dip to 2022 low in Kentucky following Roe v. Wade’s fall

By Tessa Redmond LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – In June 2022, 304 lives were lost to abortion in Kentucky. Due to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade on June 24, which changed the landscape of abortion access in the commonwealth, it is the lowest monthly total reported thisContinue reading “June abortions dip to 2022 low in Kentucky following Roe v. Wade’s fall”

Dozens gather to pray over, thank God for Safe Haven Baby Box

By Tessa Redmond GREENVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Western Kentucky’s first Safe Haven Baby Box is officially operational. The Muhlenberg County location, the 114th box installed across the country, was prayed over by nearly 100 community members at a blessing ceremony on Monday, August 1. “Praise the Lord,” said Diana Anderson, executive director of local pregnancyContinue reading “Dozens gather to pray over, thank God for Safe Haven Baby Box”

Ky. Baptist leaders applaud appeals court decision to reinstate abortion trigger law

By Tessa Redmond LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky Baptist Convention leaders rejoiced over a Monday state appeals court decision that overruled an injunction against the state’s trigger abortion ban. The law has been blocked in court, allowing abortions to continue in Kentucky, since late June. “I, like all Kentucky Baptists, am grateful that no abortionsContinue reading “Ky. Baptist leaders applaud appeals court decision to reinstate abortion trigger law”

May abortions rose slightly following clinic re-openings

By Tessa Redmond In May 2022, 377 unborn lives were lost to abortion in Kentucky. EMW Women’s Surgical Center, one of Kentucky’s two abortion providers, facilitated 314 abortions – bringing their 2022 total to 1,572 terminated pregnancies. Planned Parenthood in Louisville provided 63 abortions in May, raising their annual tally to 338 aborted fetuses. BothContinue reading “May abortions rose slightly following clinic re-openings”

After Roe: What happens to abortion access in Kentucky now?

By Tessa Redmond FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) — With the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling that topples Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, the issue of abortion has returned to the states. For Kentucky, that means abortion is no longer an option. “As of this morning, except where the health of the mother is atContinue reading “After Roe: What happens to abortion access in Kentucky now?”

Ky. Baptists, pro-life Kentuckians celebrate Roe overturn

By Tessa Redmond LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) — Pro-life Kentucky leaders are celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health — the Friday ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, sending the issue of abortion back to the states. “Kentucky Baptists are rejoicing over the Supreme Court’s historic decisionContinue reading “Ky. Baptists, pro-life Kentuckians celebrate Roe overturn”