Activists march for abortion rights in Lexington


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Restrictive abortion bills recently passed in other parts of the country have people in Kentucky speaking out.

The Kentucky National Organization for Women hosted a march in defense of abortion rights in downtown Lexington.

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People at the march said they don’t want men in congress making choices for women.

The march raised money for the A fund, which helps women who want an abortion pay the costs.

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