Skip to comments.Thousands of Protesters Slam Gov. Andy Beshear: He Closed Churches But Kept Abortion Clinics Open
Posted on 05/04/2020 12:39:17 PM PDT by Morgana
At least 1,000 Kentuckians protested Saturday in Frankfort against Gov. Andy Beshears decision to allow abortions to continue while restricting church gatherings and small businesses.
Kentucky Today reports protesters urged the governor to reopen the state and allow people to return to church and work.
Like many Democrat governors, Beshear restricted church gatherings, small businesses, non-essential medical care and more to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus and preserve medical supplies for life-saving medical care.
However, the governor allowed an exception for elective abortions after the states only abortion clinic donated to his campaign, something state Rep. Stan Lee, R-Fayette, brought up during the protest Saturday, according to the report.
We see what is going on all around us in our country, Lee said. We the people do not get our rights, freedoms and liberty from the government. We get them from God almighty. Which is why it is so disturbing we have a governor who will shut down the state to save lives and then veto the born alive bill. The hypocrisy is stunning. This is the same governor who made abortion clinic essential, but not churches.
Lee said Kentucky health officials reported 240 deaths related to COVID-19 as of Saturday, meanwhile approximately 746 unborn babies were killed in elective abortions since March 1 in the state.
All the while we have a governor taking down license plates of church-goers while at the same time letting prisoners go. Enough is enough. Wake up Kentucky! he said.
A number of protesters carried pro-life signs, including one that read Killing babies is not essential, according to WLKY News.
Protester Perry Brewster questioned the governors priorities in an interview with the news outlet.
If every life is precious, why are we leaving abortion clinics open while barber shops have to be closed, while restaurants have to be closed, while schools have to be closed? Brewster asked.
Fellow protester Carol Miller, of Wilmore, said she also was upset with Beshear for allowing the intentional deaths of unborn babies to continue even while claiming he wants to save lives.
Theres no law that says we cant assemble. Theres no law that says we cant open businesses. I dont like Gov. Beshear telling us what we can and cannot do, she told the local news.
During the protest, state Rep. David Hale, R-Wellington, led the crowd in a moment of silence for those who died to COVID-19 and then a second moment of silence for unborn babies who have been killed in abortions, Kentucky Today reports.
How can an individual say he respects lives, and then allow over 700 children to be aborted in a clinic a few miles down the road? Hale asked. Lets stand for freedom. Lets stand for righteousness. Lets stand on the Word of God.
Beshear also has been facing an intense backlash for vetoing a bill to protect newborns from infanticide. State Senate Bill 9 would have required reasonable life-saving and life-sustaining medical care to be provided to infants who are born alive after failed abortions. Medical professionals who violated the measure could have faced criminal penalties and had their licenses revoked.
In his veto statement, Beshear claimed the bill was unnecessary and divisive.
But state Attorney General Daniel Cameron responded that Beshears veto is what is truly divisive because he rejected a bipartisan bill that protects our most vulnerable, Forward Kentucky reports.
The governor, who claims to have everyday family values, vetoed a bill that would require babies born after failed abortions to receive live-saving medical care, Cameron said.
Earlier in April, Kentuckians also protested the governors actions. Abortion is not essential! was among the protesters calls as they stood outside the Capitol, Kentucky Today reports. At several points, their shouts could be heard as Beshear was giving his daily briefing inside.
WSAZ estimated that there were hundreds of protesters April 15 in Frankfort. Most practiced social distancing by staying at least 6 feet apart, wearing masks and/or staying in their vehicles.
The only abortion facility in the state, EMW Womens Surgical Center in Louisville, is still aborting unborn babies. Planned Parenthood currently is working with Beshear to obtain a license to do abortions in the state as well.
Recently, medical groups representing more than 30,000 doctors in America emphasized that abortions are not essential or urgent, and abortion facilities that continue to operate during the pandemic are being medically irresponsible.
Part of the pizzagate spirit cooking conversion. dont let God take advantage of the fear to part His wisdom on lost souls, instead make satan their ruler. Pregnancy phobia is a religion and funding of PP is an illegal establishment of religion. America needs to be consecrated during this terror. Time to march out en mass in prayer and dare them to Falyn Gong us
Pizzagate = totally fake.
Do you also believe in secret tunnels, adrenochromes and Hillary's sex dungeons on Mars?
Americans used to TAR AND FEATHER people like this Governor.
Business owners must get together and open. The govt will be helpless if enough open at once.
What about the mosques? Are they open?
Hillary’s sex dungeons Yes just not on Mars
You actually believe that trash?
“Hillarys sex dungeons Yes just not on Mars
You actually believe that trash? “
Humblegunner ANYWHERE Hillary has sex it’s a dungeon! Even Laz would not hit her much less her own husband. To have sex with her must be torture, why else was Bill doing it with Monica?
Please remind me why the normally sensible voters of Kentucky elected this Putz.
Matt Bevin is why even though I voted for Bevin. Bevin didnt know when to shut up and would tell a new mom her baby is ugly whether it was our not, he was a horrible candidate and any other R would have beat king Andy Jr. The public school teachers are so far up his ass its a wonder they havent suffocated even though Jrs daddy stole the vast majority of their pension.
The power has gone to king Andy Jrs head and a head on collision is coming between him and churches with the lockdown. His goons about destroyed our Easter service which were drive by variety, 10 or less in building, 6 ft apart. Not good enough, his health department said they got complaint on Facebook and told us 3 people and cars 6 ft apart in parking lot and the KY State Police goons would be watching us! We had never heard such idiocy before! The pastor filed a complaint the AG and Jr and his health department goons backed down.
He is trying to say may 20th for churches to reopen with a slew of crap rules even though the dog tracks are opening this week. Im hearing lots of pastors are saying if you can go to the races you can go to church and are opening this Sunday or next regardless of Jrs decrees. Watching a Breashear press conference is like being treated like you are in Kindergarten and his majesty is an evil mr Rogers,
Well, you know, the Q folks believe that Hillary worships
the devil and eats babies and she stole hundreds of little
Haitian kids and stashed them in tunnels so she could rape
them and eat them and extract Adrenochromes from them.
This is really what they believe.
Learn from your mistakes Kentucky. You elected a Democrat!
Babies are a gift from God!
Fright psychiatry and pedophilia is proven. Not a question of belief, people have lived it.
Psychiatry does not prove the existence of secret tunnels or Devil-worshiping baby eaters.
Some of Bevins comments were pretty cold even if they were accurate. But Bevin was beat not by Little Andy Beshear but by Sweet Little Allison Lundergan Grimes that’s what Bill Clinton liked to call her.
A crooked Secretary of State is key to Democrat vote fraud and Dems can’t win without it. Thank God she’s gone.
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