Democratic senator files bill asking for rape, incest exceptions in Kentucky’s abortion ban

BY: - January 9, 2024

FRANKFORT — Calling Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban “dangerous” and “cruel,” Sen. David Yates, D-Louisville, introduced a bill Tuesday to add exceptions for rape and incest.  The bill will at least make it to a committee, the president of the Republican-controlled and staunchly anti-abortion Senate told Renee Shaw on Kentucky Tonight. Senate President Robert Stivers said […]

Kentucky woman sues to challenge state’s abortion ban in historic case

BY: - December 8, 2023

A Kentucky woman who is pregnant but does not want to be is suing Attorney General Daniel Cameron and others in Jefferson County Circuit Court to challenge the state’s near total abortion bans, the first lawsuit of its kind in Kentucky.  The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, said in a statement that “I am […]