Update Thursday Afternoon: Indiana Governor Mike Pence's office says he is disappointed with the decision. Spokeswoman Kara Brooks said the governor "remains steadfast in his support for the unborn, especially those with disabilities."
Kentucky’s restrictions on women seeking abortions and providers could be challenged now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas abortion law for putting an “undue burden” on a woman’s right to the procedure.
A Kentucky appeals court has ordered a Lexington clinic to stop performing abortions until it gets a license from the state. Governor Matt Bevin says EMW Women's Clinic in Lexington has been performing abortions without a license.
Democratic state Rep. Mary Lou Marzian of Louisville has proposed a bill that would require men to have two in-person visits with a doctor before receiving a prescription for erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra.
Men who want prescriptions for erectile dysfunction medicine will have to clear some hurdles under a bill filed in the General Assembly. Louisville Democratic Representative Mary Lou Marzian says her bill is in reaction to the handful of anti-abortion measures that the legislature is currently considering.
The state Senate on Tuesday approved striking from the budget a portion of the state’s contribution to Planned Parenthood, with the bill’s supporters pointing to the Louisville branch’s recent efforts to begin providing abortions.