In an extremely rare Saturday meeting of the Kentucky General Assembly, legislators took final action on abortion and labor-related bills. Both the House and Senate voted to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and require an ultrasound prior to any abortion.
During debate on the ultrasound measure, Lexington Senator Reggie Thomas said some Kentucky children face extreme trauma every day. “We see children that are unattended. We see children who will suffer. We see children who are harmed and permanently damaged.”