Recently, several caring and responsible citizens of Morehead came together to form a Right to Life Chapter for Morehead and surrounding counties. This organization provides educational information about all aspects of life: not just the rights of the unborn, but also the rights of the elderly, the handicapped and those who have no one to speak for them. This local affiliation is being organized to help educate the general public about the pro-life vision, advancing pro-life legislation and helping to elect pro-life men and women to public office.
Most people are familiar with the three major Constitutional rights that we as Americans have, the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Unfortunately, millions of our unborn children have been denied these rights in that we have allowed more than 50 million babies to be aborted in the United States since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.
Presently, another crisis is looming in Congress in that the current leadership is taking aim at unborn children and their mothers with a radical pro-abortion agenda that includes the so called Freedom of Choice Act, “FOCA”, a bill that would invalidate virtually all state and federal laws limiting abortion, including parental notification laws, and make partial-birth abortion once again legal. Other anti-life measures of FOCA being considered are:
• Require taxpayers to fund abortion for any reason.
• Force hospitals and health care professionals to provide abortions.
• Fund organizations, like Planned Parenthood, that perform and/or promote abortion, and
• Force employer health insurance plans to cover abortions.
You may be familiar with the famous quote by Edmund Burke, who said that for evil to prevail, the only thing necessary is for good people to do nothing. Surely, abortion or the arbitrary taking of anyone’s life is evil and should not be tolerated.
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GSP scholars something to be proud of
It is with great pleasure that I send a thank you to an outstanding, respectful, mature group of young ladies and gentlemen: the Governor’s Scholars who did the fantastic feat of coordinating and carrying out the activities for last Saturday’s programs:
Summer: Time for Vacation Bible School
One of my favorite memories of summer vacation from school is attending Vacation Bible School. Back then we attended for two weeks! I still have some of the crafts we made.
Travers send thanks for support
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Rowan County and the many people who have supported us and helped make it our home. Morehead has always held a very special place in our heart.
Not satisfied with KY 377 hearing
I'd like to comment about the meeting at Tilden Hogge on June 5, regarding KY 377. Firstly, the meeting was mis-described as “informational.”
Walk for Life thanks
The Hope Pregnancy Care Center would like to thank all who attended and/or supported our annual fundraiser Walk for Life on May 17.
Trail Town thanks
On behalf of the Morehead Trail Town Initiative Committee, we would like to thank everyone who participated in this weekend’s first annual Morehead Trail Fest sponsored by Morehead Tourism.
Thanks for supporting Family Fun Day
On behalf of the Rowan County Child Abuse Prevention Committee, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the many agencies and individuals that contributed to the successful Family Fun Day on April 12.
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Tim Moore, the former Mason County School superintendent, faces criminal indictment over misuse of $200,000
Legion thank you
On behalf of Corbie Ellington American Legion Post 126, I say thank you to all the veterans, SAL and Ladies Auxiliary members who volunteered their day to stand in the middle of traffic or endured the heat at Wal-Mart Saturday to collect money for the American Legion.
Memorial Day parade thanks
To the fine people of Rowan County: Thank you so much for coming out and either participating or watching the veterans’ parade Monday.
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