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by Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, KRTL

We are approaching the last critical aspect of insuring the passage of Amendment #2— The GOTV - Get Out The VOTE for the November General Election!

You have all been so great, attending our Yes for Life informational sessions, ordering yard signs, shirts and bumper stickers, and donating. Thank you for sharing the TRUTH about Amendment #2 and dispelling the lies and misinformation put forth by the abortion industry.

We still have much work to accomplish: raising $$$, distributing more yard signs, and walking the neighborhoods. We need a YES Vote by 51% to win passage of Amendment #2.

Tomorrow, Sunday, marks our 51 Days of Prayer for 51% of the Vote! It's a critical aspect of our campaign that you can do, rain or shine no matter wherever you are.

We will be outspent by millions and bombarded by lies from the powerful forces of the abortion industry, but we place our trust in our Creator. Prayer is our smooth stone, like the biblical David's stone, that slays the giant Goliath— the abortion industry cartel.

Thank you for your faithful and unwavering support for the most vulnerable in our midst, Kentucky’s unborn children and their mothers.


The mainstream media tells us that women are not able to get basic healthcare and medicines because of the current closure of abortion clinics. Abortion is not health care! It is the only pill or medical procedure that results in the intended termination of an unborn child.

Please watch the first minutes of this KET video with testimony about what the Yes for Life Constitutional Amendment actually would accomplish, or read the transcript here. It makes clear that this Amendment to our Constitution ONLY prevents activist judges from issuing ‘opinions’ and controlling the abortion issues through our courts.

Kentucky’s Constitution states that our legislators alone are permitted to create laws. The legal suit challenging current abortion law declares that the statute in question is unconstitutional. If judges are permitted to insert and find new rights in our Constitution, where does it end? What will be the next right an activist judge will find in Ky’s Constitution?


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by Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, KRTL

“No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.”

“My body! My choice!”

“Nobody should be able to tell us what we can and cannot do.”

“Nobody should be able to take our rights away from us.”

“Bans off our bodies”

All of these quotes were found on webpages with content pushing a woman to think of herself as a tower of strength without regard for common female values. The webpages or videos are associated with Planned Parenthood, a corporation that makes A LOT of money from performing abortions. Would anyone consider that a 'conflict of interest'?

The idea that a woman ought to have complete autonomy over her own body is a mantra for unicorns.

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We are reminded of Abby Johnson’s testimony during the 2019 Ky Legislature Senate hearing for the 'Heartbeat' Bill. Abby is a former Planned Parenthood clinic director, who testified for the bill sponsor, Sen. Matt Castlen. She said A LOT, even: “Abortion is not normal; taking the life of your own flesh and blood who has your own DNA is not normal. And there are healing resources available.” You can hear her entire testimony here.

Read thousands (or as many as time permits) of aborted women’s testimonies here.

Expectant females must insist on the right to be free of heavy-handed, discouraging rhetoric that pushes them to deny any role to men from people who will never encourage them to give birth or to love their child or to place the child for adoption.

None of us lives for herself alone. People need each other. Thousands of couples wish to adopt.

Stop and think, ladies. Why not rather say, “Bans Off Our Hearts!”


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MEDIA STATEMENT provided by Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, KRTL | 8-3-22

“ProLife Americans energetically sought the Friday, June 24th, Supreme Court decision overturning Roe for over four decades. Perhaps, with the Roe v. Wade overturn, too many folks on our side may think we’ve won the battle. In fact, the battle has only shifted from the federal level to the states.

“Kansas voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot measure similar to Kentucky’s Amendment #2, to tighten restrictions or ban abortion outright.

“Kentucky is a pro-life state. Our laws reflect the long-held values of Kentuckians”, said Addia Wuchner, Executive Director, Kentucky Right to Life and Chair of the Yes for Life Alliance.

“In recent years the abortion industry has sanitized the word ‘abortion,’ framing it as healthcare. Abortion is not healthcare; it is the only medical procedure that results in the intended termination of an unborn child.

“The wording of Kentucky’s Amendment 2 is very clear and concise. It is probably too soon to fully analyze the reason for the Kansas ballot outcome. The wording on the Kansas ballot was longer than our statement, and that may have been a factor.

“In Kentucky, we remain laser-focused on motivating our overwhelmingly pro-life state to turn out and vote ‘Yes for Life’ on Tuesday, November 8th!’’ stated Wuchner.

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MEDIA STATEMENT provided by Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, KRTL | 8-1-22

On Monday evening Judge Larry E. Thompson of the Kentucky Court of Appeals granted an emergency ‘stay’ that will spare the lives of Kentucky unborn babies scheduled to be terminated by abortion on Tuesday.

Judge Thompson noted, “One cannot discount the reality that any abortions performed in the interim period, in which the pending CR 65.07 motion and the issue of constitutionality of the statutes make their way through the courts, cannot be undone should Movant prevail on the merits in his defense of the statutes.”

We are grateful for these courageous words and the wisdom of Judge Thompson.

This ruling was in response to the temporary injunction issued by Jefferson Circuit Judge Mitch Perry that allowed abortion in Kentucky to continue. His injunction ignored Kentucky’s duly enacted ‘Trigger Ban’ and Heartbeat Law. In granting the stay, Judge Thompson recognized the sad reality that dozens of innocent human lives would be irretrievably lost before the case is finally decided unless the Trigger Law was allowed to be enforced.

Kentucky Right to Life salutes Attorney General Daniel Cameron and his team for their perseverance and legal acumen in defending the laws of the Commonwealth and our Kentucky Constitution.


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By Calvin Freiburger | National Right to Life News | July 26, 2022

Roe v. Wade can no longer be used in court to claim a constitutional “right” to abortion, but a judge in Kentucky has asserted a new rationale for blocking legal protections for the preborn.

On Friday, Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Mitch Perry granted abortion facilities in the Bluegrass State a temporary injunction against enforcement of two pro-life measures, a heartbeat-based abortion ban and a general abortion ban designed not to take effect until Roe was overturned, which together effectively prohibit nearly all abortions.

Perry claimed there was a “substantial likelihood” that the laws “violate the rights to privacy and self-determination” as well as to equal protection and religious freedom under the Kentucky Constitution, and suggested that the trigger law was “unconstitutionally vague” and an “unconstitutional delegation of legislative authority.”

Republican state Attorney General Daniel Cameron rejected Perry’s assertions about the state’s constitution. Cameron has previously argued that the “non-enforcement of even ordinary statutes amounts to irreparable harm. The non-enforcement of the Human Life Protection Act and Heartbeat Law amounts to something far more grave. These laws prohibit what the General Assembly has determined is the unjustified taking of unborn human life. So every day that these laws are not enforced is a day in which unborn children of the Commonwealth perish.”

Kentucky’s 15-week abortion ban currently remains in effect.

The ruling reflects plans pro-abortion activists have mulled for years to root abortion-on-demand in state constitutions rather than the U.S. Constitution, to insulate it from action by the U.S. Supreme Court. Of particular note is Perry’s assertion that the laws’ premise of life beginning at conception is “a distinctly Christian and Catholic belief,” enforcement of which constitutes an establishment of religion.

“Other faiths hold a wide variety on when life begins and at what point a fetus should be recognized as an independent human being,” Perry said. “The laws at issue here, adopt the view embraced by some, but not all, religious traditions, that life begins at the moment of conception. The General Assembly is not permitted to single out and endorse the doctrine of a favored faith for preferred treatment.”

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MEDIA STATEMENT provided by Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, KRTL | 7-22-22

Today, July 22, 2022, Jefferson Circuit Judge Mitch Perry issued a ruling to continue blocking the Humanity in Healthcare Act of 2022 and the ‘Heartbeat Law’ of 2019. Abortions in Kentucky continue to be performed, despite the overturn of Roe and the “Trigger Law” passed in 2019 in a bipartisan vote. That law ended abortion in Kentucky when or if Roe was overturned, with the exception of the health risk and medical condition of the mother.

Let me be direct, Kentucky’s battle for the human rights of the child is in the courts because Planned Parenthood, ACLU and EMW seek to have a Kentucky judge and our courts undermine the laws of the Commonwealth.

We find today’s decision by Judge Perry an exercise in raw judicial power on behalf of the abortion industry.

What is most disturbing is that Judge Perry wrote in his opinion, “the court finds any harm the defendants may suffer is outweighed by the interests of the plaintiffs,” which effectively means he believes that the abortion providers’ interest outweighs the life of a human child.

Kentucky’s laws to push back the aggression of the Roe decision, reflect the values of Kentuckians that honor the humanity of both the woman and her child. For over 100 years, the laws of the Commonwealth have upheld the intrinsic dignity of each and every life, defined in our Constitution as beginning at conception.

As prolife advocates, today’s ruling only confirms our mission this November to pass Constitutional Amendment 2, ‘Yes for Life,’ so that no politician, president, legislator or judge can invent the right to abortion based on political ideologies or interpretations of our constitution or the influence of any extremist multimillion dollar industry representing their own interests.


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MEDIA STATEMENT provided by Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, KRTL | 7-8-22

Two weeks ago, in the majority opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, the High Court noted: Roe was egregiously wrong from the start. Its reasoning was exceptionally weak, and the decision has had damaging consequences. And far from bringing about a national settlement of the abortion issue, Roe and Casey have enflamed debate and deepened division.

“Following the Dobbs decision, which returned the debate on abortion to Congress and the state legislatures, we have continued to witness concerted efforts by the Biden administration under extreme pressure on behalf of the abortion industry to execute their plan to promote and expand abortion under the umbrella of protecting women’s health,” said Addia Wuchner, executive director, Kentucky Right to Life. “Misinformation and deceptive statements presented by the abortion providers has been nothing more than scaremongering intentionally directed at the very women that they profess to care about. The President’s speech today and his Executive Order reflect the same tactics.”

To be perfectly clear:

  • ProLife legislation, explicitly makes clear that treatment for miscarriages does not fall under the legal definnition of abortion.
  • No law exists that “outlaws” the treatment of ectopic pregnancies. An ectopic pregnancy is a condition where the embryo developing outside the uterus, that must be carefully monitored by the woman’s healthcare specialist to see what medical intervention is needed, which may include surgery.
  • No law exists that “outlaws” contraception or infertility care.

Additionally, this past May, KRTL joined other pro-life leaders publicly affirming that we are vehemently opposed to women being prosecuted for having or seeking an abortion. An open letter to state legislators stating the opposition of the movement to the prosecution of women was signed by over 70 pro-life groups.

Wuchner stated, “Recently, in almost every debate and discussion about the subject, pregnancy is presented a barrier and destructive to a women’s future. We believe Kentucky women deserve better, they deserve truth and options. We believe all women deserve better.’’

The 1973 Roe decision, ushered in 49 years of legal violence on the unborn child and a distortion of women’s health care. The abortion industry has strategically sanitized the discussion on abortion. The humanity of the child is almost nonexistent in the discussion, when the child is referred to as “pregnancy tissue” by the abortion industry. But, make no mistake, abortion is the intentional ending of the life of another human being, and it is discrimination to act without considering the moral status of the human child.

“I find today’s executive order by President Biden, which is rather vague and lacking clear guidance, is in reality an “exercise in raw political power’’ on behalf of the abortion industry. The abortion industry with deep, deep pockets, under the guise of caring about women’s health, ends the life of preborn children”, Wuchner stated. “As committed pro-woman and pro-life advocates, Kentucky Right to Life has the obligation to call out such deceptive actions. We will continue to work with and challenge today’s leaders to explore opportunities that focus on women and children and assist them in finding solutions.”

Kentucky’s laws surrounding abortion have stood the test time reflecting the values of Kentuckians, that honors the humanity of both the woman and her child. Kentucky first enacted laws in 1910 restricting abortion except to protect the life of the mother. For over 100 years, the laws of the Commonwealth bore witness to the intrinsic dignity of each and every life from conception. In 2019, in a bipartisan vote Kentucky Legislators passed the Trigger Law, that effectively ended abortion in Kentucky with the overturning of Roe, with the exception of the health risk and medical condition of the mother.

“Our Kentucky battle for the human right of the child is in the Courts today, because Planned Parenthood and the ACLU seek to have Kentucky Judges and the Courts undermine the laws of the Commonwealth. As pro-life advocates, it is our mission this November to pass Constitutional Amendment 2, so that no politician, no president or legislator or judge can invent the right to abortion based on their own political beliefs or the influence of any extreme multimillion dollar industry’’, said Wuchner.


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UPDATE | 7-28-22

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2022) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today took another step in his fight to protect unborn life by filing an appeal in the Kentucky Court of Appeals to have the Kentucky Human Life Protection Act and the Heartbeat Law reinstated in the Commonwealth. The Attorney General’s filing appeals a ruling by a Louisville judge that temporarily halted the laws last week. The Attorney General also asks that his appeal be transferred to the Supreme Court of Kentucky for immediate resolution. Read more.


UPDATE | 7-18-22

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 18, 2022) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today continued his defense of Kentucky’s Human Life Protection Act and Heartbeat Law.  The Attorney General asked a Jefferson Circuit Court Judge to deny a request by Kentucky’s two abortion facilities for a temporary injunction that would extend a previous order preventing enforcement of the laws against the facilities. The abortion providers claim that the laws violate a never-before-recognized state constitutional right to abortion. Read more.


UPDATE | 7-6-22

On Tuesday evening, the Ky Supreme Court denied the Emergency Motion to lift Judge Perry's injunction. We are disappointed but pressing forward. Watch for further updates.


UPDATE | 7-4-22

Attorney General Daniel Cameron has filed an Appeal with the Kentucky Supreme Court. Read more. Watch for further updates.


UPDATE | 7-2-22

Judge Glenn Acree, Kentucky Court of Appeals, rejected Attorney General Daniel Cameron's appeal Saturday, July 2. Watch for further updates.


ORIGINAL POST

Following Judge Perry's TRO of the Ky Human Life Protection Act on June 30, Attorney General Daniel Cameron swiftly responded with a statement and an Emergency Motion filed with the Kentucky Court of Appeals.

His statement reads, in part:

“In the wake of an historic victory for life at the nation’s highest court, today, one judge in Kentucky has, without basis in the Kentucky Constitution, allowed two clinics to resume abortions. We cannot let the same mistake that happened in Roe v. Wade, nearly 50 years ago, to be made again in Kentucky. We will be seeking relief from this order..."

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The Motion asks the Appeals Court to enter a temporary order setting aside the restraining order entered by Jefferson Circuit Court's Judge Perry.

It states: It is black letter law in Kentucky that “non-enforcement of a duly-enacted statute constitutes irreparable harm to the public and the government."

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Thank you, General Cameron!


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UPDATE | 7-7-22

KRTL prayed outside the Jefferson Co. Justice Center and attended the full 'bench' trial on July 6. For now--- Abortion services will remain available in Kentucky while a judge considers whether to grant an injunction blocking two state laws that would obstruct access to the procedure. Watch for updates.


MEDIA STATEMENT provided by Addia Wuchner, Executive Director, KRTL | 6-30-22

Last week, pro-life Kentuckians and Americans rejoiced at the ending of five-decades of federal judicial overreach as Roe v Wade was overturned in the Dobbs decision.

Sadly today, Judge Mitch Perry with the Kentucky 30th Circuit Court, 3rd Division, issued a temporary restraining order that will now allow Kentucky’s two Louisville-based abortion facilities to resume the taking of innocent life.

“We are deeply troubled by this ruling because it clearly circumvents the bipartisan Human Life Protection Act that was overwhelming passed by the Kentucky State Legislature in 2019, and became enforceable last Friday with the United States Supreme Court’s decision which overturned Roe v Wade.

“Judge Perry by issuing this order is allowing the reinstatement of abortions at Planned Parenthood and EMW Center”, said Addia Wuchner, Executive Director, Kentucky Right to Life.

“We fully support Kentucky’s Attorney General Daniel Cameron and his team as they continue to defend this law and protect the lives of the innocent unborn children in our Commonwealth through the judicial process,” Wuchner added.

The action taken today by one judge further underscores the importance of saying Yes for Life by passing Constitutional Amendment #2 that will be on the Kentucky ballot this coming November 8th.


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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 24, 2022) – Kentucky Right to Life Executive Director Addia Wuchner released the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:



“Today, our nation rights one of its most terrible wrongs. The prayers of millions of prolife Americans have been answered as our legal system begins to recognize the rights, dignity and humanity of every precious child. Roe was wrong the day it was handed down, and today’s decision sets course for a new generation of life in America.
 

“For 50 years, Kentucky Right to Life has been the face of the Commonwealth’s ProLife Movement as a proud and prayerful witness for humanity in the public square. Our mission continues to be changing hearts and saving lives.



“We rejoice today in this long-awaited victory. But now our work to uphold the cause of life truly begins.


“This November, every Kentucky voter will have the chance to stand up for our prolife values and vote Yes for Life. This ProLife Constitutional Amendment is critical to guaranteeing we don’t fall victim to another tragedy of judicial activism like Roe here in Kentucky. Voting YES on Constitutional Amendment Number Two is our opportunity ensure no judge puts his own politics above the will of the people and invents a right to abortion in our Commonwealth.



“In the coming months, Kentucky Right to Life and our partners in the Yes for Life Alliance will tirelessly engage prolife Kentuckians in every corner of our Commonwealth on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.


“To ensure that today’s celebration isn’t undercut by a judge who doesn’t speak for Kentucky, we need everyone to vote Yes on Constitutional Amendment Number Two. Together, we can officially make Kentucky a bold, prolife state this November.”


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Addia has provided interviews for too many media to count. The news coverage of this SCOTUS decision is global and bigger than 9/11. President Biden has said: “This fall, let’s elect more senators and representatives who will codify a women’s right to choose into law once again.” KRTL says: Vote YES for LIFE and elect pro-life candidates!

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by Addia Wuchner, KRTL Executive Director

There is a ‘before’ and ‘after’ time period for Kentucky pro-life legislation.

Our original executive director, Margie Montgomery, and Mike Janocik, our hard-working legislative liaison for 25 years, were on a devoted mission to present ideas and to help pass pro-life laws.

Their efforts were rewarded from the late 1970s through 2004. After that a dozen years passed without any progress, because though pro-life bills would be faithfully introduced by pro-life legislators, they never made it out of the House Health & Family Services Committee whose leadership was Democrat.

KRTL persistence paid off when Kentucky became a Republican Trifecta in 2016 following the Bevin win in 2015. Pro-life bills began to sail through both Houses and babies were feeling the joy of all pro-lifers. Perhaps the next five+ years will see LESS need for pro-life legislation.

With the bills passed during the past five years, one would expect a decrease in numbers of abortions in Kentucky but instead we have seen instead an increase. This may reflect the intense legal fights that prevented some laws from taking effect. It could reflect that abortion-pill deaths were not carefully reported prior to the passage of Sen. Robbie Mills’ bill to require abortion pill reporting. It does reflect that a second abortion facility opened in 2020 when Andy Beshear became governor. He ruled that Planned Parenthood could provide abortions though the Transfer Agreement litigation was not settled. In that year we see a sizable increase in numbers of chemical abortions.

As well, the law cannot change hearts, yet it has great influence. Many of our teens, young adults and many who are much older perceive that abortion is OK because, after all, it is the law of the land.

But what if Roe is overturned? Our hope would be that many would be surprised that it was bad law— it should never have become the ruling standard requiring the states to follow its lead.

The human heart and conscience can be damaged when burdened with misleading information that is continually presented in a favorable light. Thus have many in our country become sociopathic in respect to the value of human life.

On the new horizon

Kentucky Right to Life’s mission has always been twofold; for 50 years KRTL has been the face of the ProLife Movement in the Commonwealth. We have worked diligently with legislators to changes laws that protect innocent life and the most vulnerable our midst. At the same time we have been actively engaged as the public witness for life, initiating multifaceted educational programs to teach that the preborn child is not a mass of cells, but an unique individual, small and forming, just beginning the journey we have each made.

Because we understand the critical importance to change hearts, over a year ago we adopted an updated and enhanced mission statement, “Changing Hearts-Saving Lives”!

Kentucky Right to Life is hard at work to develop new programs and events that will help to educate, advocate and convert those with doubts to the side of LIFE. Thank you for your support during this critical moment in history.


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UPDATED 4-9-22 | 8:30 a.m.

Gov. Beshear vetoes HB3

The VETO Days of the 2022 Regular Session began March 31. Gov. Beshear vetoed HB3 on Friday, April 8. The Courier-Journal reported, "Beshear, in vetoing HB 3, listed what he said are multiple flaws, leading with the fact the bill makes no exemption for those who become pregnant by rape or incest, while at the same time making it harder for girls under 18 to end a pregnancy without notification to both parents." Stay tuned.


UPDATED 3-30-22 | 7:30 a.m.

HB3 heads for Governor's desk!

The Senate passed the Humanity in Healthcare Act on March 29, 29-0, and around 9:30 p.m. last night, the House gave final approval with a vote of 74-19. WATCH FOR MORE NEWS!


UPDATED 3-23-22 | 11:45 a.m.

HB3 passes 8-2 in Senate Health and Welfare Committee

More good news— the Humanity in Healthcare Act now goes to the Senate Floor!


by Addia Wuchner, Executive Director, KRTL

HB3 passes 8-2 in Senate Health and Welfare Committee

Good news for ProLife Kentuckians — House Bill 3, the Humanity In Healthcare Act 2022, has passed the Kentucky House! Now on to the Senate.

On behalf of Kentucky Right to Life and our Chapters across the Commonwealth, our sincere thanks to Rep. Nancy Tate, District 27, for her skill in sponsoring this bill, and to the members of the House ProLife Caucus for their support and votes, and to David Osborne, House Speaker pro tempore, for making the right to life and HB3 a Session priority.

Thank you to all our Yes-for-Life-Kentucky and KRTL members and friends for their presence and support at our March first Rally.

At the Rally, Ky Secretary of State Michael Adams announced that our ProLife Constitutional Amendment is officially slated to be on the General Election ballot as measure #2, on Tuesday, November 8!

Thank you to all the ProLife champions who spoke at our rally, our State Officers and Legislators, and to each of you who helped to make our Kentucky Right to Life/Yes-for-Life Rally Day spectacular! See the video and slideshow.

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by Dave Andrusko, NRLC Communications

By a vote of 8-2, Kentucky’s Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday passed a measure that would lower the maximum age an abortion can be performed from 20 weeks down to 15 weeks.

Amidst criticism that the bill, SB 321, is not necessary, sponsor Sen. Max Wise said passage is important “because it mirrors a Mississippi law that is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court in a challenge to Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision establishing abortion as a constitutional right,” reported Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.  Sen. Wise said, “If the Supreme Court upholds Mississippi’s law, we would have a law in place.”

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Addia Wuchner, executive director of KRTL, testified as a Ky RN, clarifying when a fetus can be seen on ultrasound to recoil from the a painful stimulus. She noted in the Senate hearing that the bill is “another step as we move forward in protecting those who do not have a voice for themselves, Kentucky’s unborn children.”

Watch the full hearing on KET.org. Passionate pleas from abortion supporters were delivered, but the bill was ‘reported favorably’.

Top: Tamara Weider, Ky state director for Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates; Sen. Karen Berg, D-26, one of two ‘no’ votes. Bottom: Addia, Sen. Max Wise, D-16.


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by Addia Wuchner, RN, KRTL Executive Director

A week ago today was the 49th Anniversary of the travesty of the Roe v. Wade Court decision. On Friday, January 21st, I participated with hundreds of thousands at the 49th March for Life— under the theme, Equality Begins in the Womb!

Often I am asked why we march. We do not march as a protest, but as a MOVEMENT— thousands as one voice for those who can not speak for themselves.

Thousands upon thousands gathered, marched and prayed at our nation’s capital and in cities and towns around our county. They gathered in churches, many hearts united in one voice to bear witness to the sanctity of life from conception to natural death, affirming: “ALL LIFE IS SACRED!”

The past

Forty-nine years ago, nine men stripped every state legislature of their authority to make the laws in their states that protect their most vulnerable citizens. Nine men, NINE MEN, unraveled the laws prohibiting abortion that were already on the books. On January 22, 1973, the decision of those nine justices not only undermined the laws enacted in over 34 States that protected life, but changed the course of history setting off a deep divide and deforming our nation.

Mother Teresa stated in a message to the Supreme Court in 1994,

The so-called right to abortion has pitted mothers against their children and women against men. It has sown violence and discord at the heart of the most intimate human relationships…

It was a sad infidelity to America's highest ideals when this Court said that it did not matter, or could not be determined, when the inalienable right to life began for a child in its mother's womb… ref

Momentum is building!

At the March, Life themes, songs and chants filled the air… WE ARE THE PROLIFE GENERATION! Changing Hearts- Changing Minds- Saving Lives! Love Them Both! ProLife, ProWoman, ProScience! Every Life Matters! Value Woman, Value Life! Love Every Heart Beat!

And the psalmist confirms, “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”

In God’s eyes all human life is sacred. Modern ultrasound imaging has enabled us to have a glimpse of the humanity of the unborn child, and auscultation allows us to hear the child’s beating heart.

A special thank you and shout out to Knights of Columbus for their incredible partnerships and commitment to assist in providing ultrasound machines to so many centers across the country.

A huge prayer of gratitude, lifting up the hundreds of pregnancy care and women’s services across America providing compassionate options for women and men.

A culture and society that devours itself is not sustainable. In ignoring the essence of life, created in the image of God, over time society will be ignorant of itself, and lose the reality of who we are as persons. We become removed from our own sacredness, numbed and the sense of awe and wonder is lost to us.

Yet, as J.R.R. Tolkien said, “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”

Students for Life our wonderful vanguard

At past Marches and this year, I witnessed the HOPE of humanity, HOPE for our future! I was surrounded by a great ocean of the YOUTHFUL future— young faces, hearts filled will zeal, and shouting, “We are the pro-life generation!”

They will not be silenced; they will not endure another five decades of millions of children lost, mothers and fathers wounded by the great lies of the past 50 years!

On December 1st, as we gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court with Mississippi’s Attorney General as the Dobbs v. Jackson arguments were heard, these youths were there in force and numbers.

In October 2021, they were on the steps of the Supreme Court even before our Kentucky delegation arrived, as Attorney General Cameron and his team sought to establish their right to defend Kentucky’s law banning life dismemberment abortions.

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Who are they—this PRO-LIFE GENERATION, Students for Life? They are the future. They are 25% of the population and 100% of the future. They are HOPE. They are Joy! They are equipped and mobilized. They are the Davids against the Goliaths of Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and their giant outpouring of millions of anti-life dollars.

They are our sons and daughters, our nieces and nephews, and our grandchildren. They want justice and compassion. They will no longer tolerate the philosophies and ideologies that have pressured women with lies and led them to sacrifice their unborn children. They will not tolerate government policies that promote the dehumanization of human life.

We gave birth to this pro-life generation. And they are the answers to our prayers.

They joined us in our cries for justice for unborn children and their mothers. And, when Roe is overturned, they will be there with hope, compassion and outstretched arms for the moms and their babies. Can I get an AMEN!


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Presentations by Rep. Nancy Tate and KRTL's Addia Wuchner were made before the Ky Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare & Family Services Hearing on Dec. 15. ObGyn Dr. Ingrid Skop joined the presentation virtually. Those opposed to the Bill also had opportunity to speak. Planned Parenthood, the ACLU and UofL were represented at the hearing. Learn more.



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7/1/2022 5:25:55 PM
Bold action in an Emergency Motion
7/1/2022 3:12:07 PM
Legal whiplash recoils on innocent human lives
6/24/2022 3:40:46 PM
Beyond monumental! Roe is overturned!
6/15/2022 6:09:55 PM
We hope that the abortion narrative is changing, and we want to change hearts as lives are saved.
3/23/2022 5:01:38 PM
Annual KRTL Rally coincides with Committee Hearing on HB3 legislative initiative for a perfect pro-life day! On March 29 both Houses passed the bill.
3/11/2022 2:33:31 PM
Addia Wuchner testifies as a Registered Nurse before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the importance of SB321
1/28/2022 4:44:03 PM
HOPE for the future! Students for Life are leading the way.
12/16/2021 4:16:09 PM
The 2021 Ky Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare & Family Services learned more about the Bill on December 15.

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