Jeffrey M. Goldberg

COMMENTARY

Being pregnant was already riskier in Kentucky. Then the legislature banned abortion.

BY: - May 12, 2023

Motherhood can certainly be a blessing. But Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban also has made it a risky obligation in a state with one of the highest maternal death rates. “Pregnancy in Kentucky is too often a death sentence,” said Rep. Lisa Wilner, chair of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus, which has focused on maternal-health issues […]