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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 01:46 AM

The Latest: ACLU to challenge Kentucky abortion measure

Source: Associated Press

The Latest: ACLU to challenge Kentucky abortion measure
Updated 9:35 pm CDT, Thursday, March 14, 2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) The Latest on the Kentucky legislature passing abortion-related measures (all times local):


10:05 p.m.

Abortion-rights supporters say they will file a lawsuit challenging Kentucky's latest and most restrictive abortion measure, which would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Within minutes of the so-called fetal heartbeat bill's final passage Thursday night, the American Civil Liberties Union announced it will take the state to court over the measure.

The Kentucky measure would require anyone seeking an abortion to first determine if a fetal heartbeat is detectable. If it is, the abortion would be banned. A fetal heartbeat can be detected about six weeks into pregnancy. The measure would provide narrow exceptions for abortions, such as when the mother's life is endangered. Lawmakers sent the bill to Gov. Matt Bevin.

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/us/article/The-Latest-Kentucky-lawmakers-pass-strict-13690147.php

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Judi Lynn Mar 15 OP
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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 08:11 AM

1. They seem to change their ideas on when its covered by the consititution..


O.k... hear a heart beat its alive...it has rights...
Wingers make me sick with their presumptuousness over other peoples lives...

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