abortion

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Debate and action on two abortion measures received attention in Frankfort during the opening week of the 2017 legislative session. ​The observers included two people with completely different perspectives.

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The General Assembly gave final approval to a pair of controversial anti-abortion bills on Saturday as Republicans quickly cleared conservative legislation by the end of their first week controlling the legislative process in Kentucky.

J. Tayler Franklin, WFPL

Governor Matt Bevin says all of the bills approved by the state legislature will go into effect Monday. The state legislature passed seven bills during a rare Saturday session. 

J. Tyler Franklin

The state House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound on women seeking abortions and provide a detailed description of the unborn fetus. It’s the first bill to pass out of the newly Republican chamber.

Alix Mattingly

Legislation to prohibit abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy moves to the Kentucky House. The Senate voted 30 to 6 in favor of the measure Thursday.

Ryland Barton via Twitter

  

 Two  anti-abortion bills took the floor on Thursday for the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives.

 

The Senate has passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

 

 

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

A bill requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions has cleared a Kentucky House committee over objections from abortion-rights advocates.

J. Tyler Franklin

Kentucky's new Republican majority is poised to pass a host of legislation targeting labor unions, abortion and legislator's public pensions.

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Women wouldn’t be able to get abortions if they are more than 20 weeks pregnant under a bill proposed in the Kentucky Senate Tuesday. The legislation has a good chance of passing the Republican-led General Assembly. 

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Republican members of the Kentucky House are huddled in Bowling Green for the final day of a retreat ahead of the 2017 General Assembly.  

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