Gov. Matt Bevin’s Statement Regarding Attorney General Beshear’s Refusal to Defend Kentucky Law

Contact: Amanda Stamper

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 10, 2017) - Below is Gov. Matt Bevin's statement regarding Attorney General Andy Beshear's refusal to defend Kentucky law:

“Attorney General Andy Beshear is once again refusing to do his job.  Even though he is obligated by law to do so, AG Beshear refuses to defend the 20-week abortion ban, a bill that won the support of nearly 80 percent of the General Assembly, including 21 Democrats.  AG Beshear would rather pander to his liberal, pro-abortion base than defend the law of Kentucky. I will, therefore, continue doing it for him by defending these pro-life bills. The citizens of Kentucky demand and deserve no less.”

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