Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky have argued in federal court that Indiana's latest abortion restriction puts an inappropriate burden on women and doesn't serve any purpose other than to block their right to an abortion.

Josh James / WUKY

None of Kentucky’s Planned Parenthood clinics perform abortions, but a group of Kentucky House Republicans is seeking to end state funding for the organization following the uproar over a series of disputed uncovered videos.

Josh James / WUKY

On the same day Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards was summoned to Capitol Hill to defend the organization, Lexington supporters are rallying outside the nonprofit’s Southland Drive location.


Kentucky U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says colleagues in his chamber will be voting on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood next week. The move comes in the wake of controversy over a series of secretly recorded videos showing representatives of the group discussing fetal tissue donations.

About 50 high school and college students gathered for Reproductive Freedom and Youth Rights Lobbying Day in Frankfort Tuesday.