LEXINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it has refused to hear the ACLU’s appeal of Kentucky’s ultrasound law, thus leaving in place the pro-life victory at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.
“After 46 years it is about time! This means that women in Kentucky can no longer be left in the dark with half-truths designed to facilitate abortion and multiply profits for the abortion clinic,” said Kent Ostrander, executive director of The Family Foundation. “It is now constitutional for states within the Sixth Circuit to require that ultrasound images be shown, that the doctor describe what is shown, and that any detectable heartbeat be played for the mother to hear prior to an abortion.”
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals is made up of Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky.