The high court faces an important fall term, but critics have also put the high court on trial — and the justices are fighting back.
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‘Attorney General Cameron should have the power to defend the will of the people to protect the unborn,’ stated Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, welcomed Bishop-elect Iffert’s appointment “with great joy.”
“We are proud to stand with Attorney General Cameron as he fights for the right to defend Kentucky’s pro-life laws and values, all the way to the Supreme Court,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville stressed that “the Catholic Church has a deep and cherished commitment to give voice to the child in the womb and to support mothers in choosing life for their unborn children.”
Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony List, said that Monday’s announcement from the Supreme Court was “encouraging news.”
The bill had received support from members of both political parties and was passed overwhelmingly by votes of 76-18 in the state house and 32-4 in the state senate.
A federal district judge had ruled Nov. 25 that Beshear’s order could not apply to private religious schools because it infringed on their First Amendment rights.
The law was rooted in the state’s interest in protecting public health, the judges said, noting that “we cannot say that laws requiring abortion facilities to have transfer and transport agreements with a local hospital are not reasonably related to a legitimate government end.”
Tabernacle Baptist Church in Nicholasville had objected to the governor’s limits and sought to provide in-person religious services.