The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a Kentucky abortion law fight that the state’s attorney general is allowed to defend the statute in court.
The state’s Democrat governor, Andy Beshear, had tried to kill the law by refusing to support the state’s advocacy for its own abortion limits.
The result is that Attorney General Daniel Cameron, a Republican, will be calling the shots in the state’s defense of the law that was adopted in 2018 but has been halted by various court rulings for the benefit of the abortion industry.
“We thank Attorney General Cameron for taking this fight all the way to the Supreme Court. We’re encouraged by this affirmation of the right of attorneys general to defend their states’ pro-life laws,” explained Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.
“Brutal live-dismemberment abortions on babies with fully formed arms, legs, fingers and toes, even after the point when they can feel pain, show the true extremism of our nation’s status quo on abortion. Acting on the will of the people, Kentucky lawmakers passed legislation to stop this inhumane practice with overwhelming bipartisan majorities.
“As we await a decision in the Dobbs case that could restore the right of all states to protect countless unborn children and their mothers, pro-life champions in the states like Daniel Cameron are not waiting to lead and are more important than ever.”
The dispute in the Kentucky case at this point was procedural.
This post originally appeared on WND News Center.