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Judge cautions lawyers to watch language in abortion case

A judge has cautioned lawyers to watch their language when responding to a lawsuit challenging two Kentucky laws aimed at restricting abortion.

Governor Bevin signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuit

Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it.

ACLU to challenge fetal heartbeat abortion measure

Abortion-rights supporters to file a lawsuit challenging a ban on most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

ACLU files lawsuit challenging Kentucky anti-abortion bill

The American Civil Liberties Union has followed through on its vow to file a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky's latest effort to restrict abortion.

Bill passes to ban abortions based on gender, disability

Kentucky's Republican-led legislature has given final passage to a bill that would ban abortion for women seeking to end their pregnancies because of the gender, race or disability of the fetus.

Kentucky lawmakers: Abortions not the same as lynching

Members say language has created hostile, toxic atmosphere

House OKs bill to ban abortions based on gender, disability

The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would block women from obtaining abortions based on the gender, race or disability of the fetus.

Kentucky Senate passes fetal heartbeat bill

The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Bevin strikes chords of faith, anti-abortion in speech

Governor Matt Bevin called for unity and urged people to rely on the sacred scriptures of their faith in his annual State of the Commonwealth address.

Bevin administration files brief in KY abortion clinic transfer agreement case

Gov. Matt Bevins legal team has filed their brief in the ongoing Louisville abortion clinic transfer agreement case currently before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Kentucky attorney general warns abortion bill is unlawful

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general says a bill moving through the Republican-controlled legislature to outlaw abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat is unconstitutional.

Pro-life caucus announces bills it will support this session

Thursday Frankfort's pro-life caucus announced it will support four bills this session.

Fetal heartbeat: New abortion-related fight in Kentucky

Already mired in three lawsuits over abortion restrictions, Kentucky lawmakers are ratcheting up the stakes with a new bill to ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Bill would ban abortion once heartbeat is detected

Performing an abortion in Kentucky would be illegal after a fetal heartbeat is detectable under legislation prefiled today by Rep. Robert Goforth, R-East Bernstadt.

Trial over Kentucky abortion law in judge’s hands

The fate of a Kentucky abortion law is in the hands of a federal judge after a trial wrapped up Monday over a lawsuit pitting Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and the state's only abortion clinic.

Kentucky abortion battle shifts to second-trimester ban

The next round in Kentucky's legal fight over abortion features the same combatants, but they'll be arguing over a different issue - a second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.

Trump picks Kavanaugh, a GOP favorite, for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation’s highest court ever further to the right.

Collins opposes a nominee who would overturn abortion ruling

Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.

Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

Bill banning some abortions only needs Governor’s signature

A bill that looks to ban a common abortion procedure for women more than 11 weeks pregnant now just needs Governor Matt Bevin's signature to become law.

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