LEXINGTON, KY – Even though Constitutional Amendment 2 is trailing in the polls (with 86% reporting per the AP on Wednesday morning), the fight for the unborn continues says The Family Foundation. After midnight Tuesday night, Planned Parenthood and their pro-abortion advocates declared victory.
Statement from David Walls, executive director of The Family Foundation:
“While we are disappointed in the results of Amendment 2, the pro-life movement in Kentucky and across the nation, is steadfast in its resolve to continue defending life. Kentucky’s laws protecting preborn children remain in place and Kentuckians have returned large, pro-life legislative majorities to the General Assembly.
“Amendment 2 was meant to add clarity and an extra level of protection against judicial activism. It is sad that millions of out-of-state dollars in highly deceptive ads by pro-abortion advocates sowed enough confusion within the Commonwealth. The battle to treat all human life with dignity and equality now turns to the Kentucky Supreme Court next week. We remain confident in the constitutionality of Kentucky’s commonsense pro-life laws and in Attorney General Cameron’s defense of the laws,” concluded Walls.
The Commonwealth’s pro-life laws were challenged by pro-abortion advocates in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade earlier this year. The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in the case next week, on Tuesday, November 15. The Family Foundation has submitted an amicus brief in the case.
The Family Foundation is the leading Christian public policy organization in Kentucky and stands for Kentucky families and the Biblical values that make them strong. Learn more at kentuckyfamily.org.