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Race Tracks have “gone rogue,” says group opposing slots

LEXINGTON, KY — A spokesman for The Family Foundation today questioned the need for a new law legalizing so-called "historical horse racing" slot machines. "Why do the horse racing tracks need a new law to keep operating slot parlors when they seem to be able to...

Race Tracks have “gone rogue,” says group opposing slots

LEXINGTON, KY — A spokesman for The Family Foundation today questioned the need for a new law legalizing so-called "historical horse racing" slot machines. "Why do the horse racing tracks need a new law to keep operating slot parlors when they seem to be able to...

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Illegal slot parlors now have to close their doors, says group

LEXINGTON, KY – The Family Foundation welcomed the 6-0 decision* of the Kentucky Supreme Court today that turned down the petitions of the race tracks and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to rehear the ten-year case contesting the legality of so-called "historical...

The Family Foundation files response to KHRC and Tracks

LEXINGTON, KY – The Family Foundation filed a response with the Kentucky Supreme Court on Friday in its 10-year-long court case arguing against the request of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) and several of the state's race tracks for a rehearing of the...

No easy fix for historical racing, says family advocacy group

LEXINGTON, KY– The Family Foundation asked today why it was that operators of a "historic racing" game struck down by the Kentucky Supreme Court last week are now claiming they can easily fix the machines to make them legal. "We're supposed to believe that tracks...

Notorious PP operative impacting IN and KY

LEXINGTON, KY– “It is a shame that the person embodying one of the ugliest moments in the ongoing Roe v. Wade debate has expanded her influence to have an impact in both Indiana and Kentucky,” said Kent Ostrander, executive director of The Family Foundation. “Dr....

PRESS RELEASE: Family Group Wants to Prevent Even More Loss of Life

FRANKFORT, KY– “We are here today to underscore how the Governor himself can do even more to save life, especially for the weakest and most vulnerable of us — He can allow Senate Bill 9 to become law,” said Kent Ostrander, Executive Director of The Family Foundation,...

Why does an abortion clinic get a pass on COVID-19 restrictions?

LEXINGTON—"Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has issued closing orders for everything from schools to nail salons," said The Family Foundation today, "but a University of Louisville-staffed abortion clinic seems to be operating full speed ahead." Martin Cothran, spokesperson...

Illegal slot parlors now have to close their doors, says group

LEXINGTON, KY – The Family Foundation welcomed the 6-0 decision* of the Kentucky Supreme Court today that turned down the petitions of the race tracks and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to rehear the ten-year case contesting the legality of so-called "historical...

The Family Foundation files response to KHRC and Tracks

LEXINGTON, KY – The Family Foundation filed a response with the Kentucky Supreme Court on Friday in its 10-year-long court case arguing against the request of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) and several of the state's race tracks for a rehearing of the...

No easy fix for historical racing, says family advocacy group

LEXINGTON, KY– The Family Foundation asked today why it was that operators of a "historic racing" game struck down by the Kentucky Supreme Court last week are now claiming they can easily fix the machines to make them legal. "We're supposed to believe that tracks...

Notorious PP operative impacting IN and KY

LEXINGTON, KY– “It is a shame that the person embodying one of the ugliest moments in the ongoing Roe v. Wade debate has expanded her influence to have an impact in both Indiana and Kentucky,” said Kent Ostrander, executive director of The Family Foundation. “Dr....

PRESS RELEASE: Family Group Wants to Prevent Even More Loss of Life

FRANKFORT, KY– “We are here today to underscore how the Governor himself can do even more to save life, especially for the weakest and most vulnerable of us — He can allow Senate Bill 9 to become law,” said Kent Ostrander, Executive Director of The Family Foundation,...

Why does an abortion clinic get a pass on COVID-19 restrictions?

LEXINGTON—"Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has issued closing orders for everything from schools to nail salons," said The Family Foundation today, "but a University of Louisville-staffed abortion clinic seems to be operating full speed ahead." Martin Cothran, spokesperson...