The move is part of Republican lawmakers’ conservative agenda designed to “send a message to voters.”
In a year that started with such encouraging steps as the Supreme Court’s decision to extend a ban on mandatory minimum life sentences for juveniles, advocates are concerned about what Gynnya McMillen’s death could mean, not only for juvenile offenders but for Black girls.
Gov. Matt Bevin has vowed to shut down Planned Parenthood’s new clinic, and Democrats have changed a bill that forces women to receive in-person consultation before accessing abortion care.
SB 4, sponsored by Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-Louisville), would redefine an “individual, private setting” to mean a “face-to-face meeting with the patient and both parties are physically located in the same room.”
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said last week that he would not eliminate the state’s expansion of Medicaid and the kynect health-care exchange.
Timothy Lee Haste, who pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after twice breaking the windows at EMW Women’s Surgical Center, was arrested again near the clinic on unrelated charges.
An unknown vandal or vandals have broken the windows of EMW Women’s Surgical Center twice in less than a month.
As election results rolled in across the country Wednesday, mainstream media cast the day as a “big win” for conservatives, ignoring that the voting results only reflect the people who made it to the polls, not necessarily the views of the majority or a growing trend ahead of the presidential elections.
Bevin’s victory leaves in doubt the future of the program that provides health care to more than 400,000 low-income residents.
On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte discusses the so-called Planned Parenthood hearing and the Kim Davis saga. Also, Gretchen Sisson talks about the portrayal of abortion in movies.