Veto

Gov. Beshear Vetoes Religious Freedom Bill

Mar 22, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Gov. Steve Beshear vetoed a bill Friday that was intended to provide stronger protections of religious rights in Kentucky, setting the stage for a potential override before the legislative session draws to a close early next week.

Beshear said in a statement that he values religious freedom and appreciates the good intentions of lawmakers who overwhelmingly passed the legislation.