OOPS! Our March 1 (version 1) e-news erroneously stated that the Celebration of Life Banquet was Feb. 8-- However, there is still time to RSVP! It is next Friday evening, March 8. Doors open at 6 PM at the Crowne Plaza. A few other updates are in this version.
Pro-Life Events!
Please join us on Thursday, March 7, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM to RALLY FOR LIFE in the Capitol Rotunda. Gov. Matt Bevin is the keynote speaker! Elizabeth Parker (shown) , pro-life activist and film producer, and many legislators will be with us. Your support makes a difference!!

CELEBRATE LIFE at the Annual Banquet on Friday, March 8! RSVP now . Enjoy fellowship with friends, a Lenten meal, and hear international speaker Ryan Bomberger (shown).
Pro-life legislation NEWS
SB9 Heartbeat Bill- Passed by Senate; passed in House Committee; progressed to vote in the House. Gov. Bevin will sign the Bill if it reaches his desk, and the ACLU has promised to sue at that point. More .

SB227- Protection for infants born alive. Introduced by Sen. Whitney Westerfield on 2/15. Passed in the Senate on 2/28, 32-0. See some of the debate here . Roll Call is here .

HB5- No abortion for discriminatory reasons - based on sex, race, color, national origin, or disability. Passed by House 2/26. No Republican voted Nay. The final tally was 67 to 25, with 25 democrats voting against it and eight House members absent. Roll Call is  here . The Bill has been received in the Senate.

SB50- Require a report of dispensing a prescription for RU-486 …or any other drug …intended to end a pregnancy to the Vital Statistics Branch within 15 days after the end of the month. A wonderful amendment was added to require Dr. to inform patient about Abortion Reversal Pill, more! Was posted for passage on 2/25 but was stalled by strange amendments added by Rep. Mary Lou Marzian.

H148- Ends abortion - if and when Roe v. Wade is overturned by SCOTUS or states are once again authorized to prohibit abortion. Currently in Senate Public Protection Committee.
Congratulations to all 2019 Essay Contest winners!
ALL judges commented that there were so many— in fact, ALL essays, were positively wonderful. Out of 56 essays submitted, selecting only three winners for each division was HARD. Be proud of our pro-life students in Kentucky!

#1 In Defense of Choices by Kate Joseph, a Senior at Henry Clay High School in Lexington
#2 Living Pro-Life by Emily Kenney, a Senior at Holy Angels (no photo)
#3 There is No Denying a Heartbeat by Emily Merrill, a Senior homeschooled through Christian Educational Consortium
#1 My Body. My Choice. by Elizabeth Bramer, a Sophomore at Highlands Latin School
#2 Giving America New Life by Colin Ingalls, a Freshman at Tapestry of Grace Homeschool
#3 Never Got the Chance by Ellie Kenney, a Sophomore at Holy Angels