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Kentucky Attorney General’s Race
The information below was compiled by official actions, candidate websites, and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.
Pam Stevenson (D)
Russell Coleman (R)
1 “In the case of protecting access to abortion, I will seek out and implement national best practices that are working for women in other states across the country.” Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Survey.
2 Voted against HB 43 (2022), which allows houses of worship to remain open during states of emergency (i.e. COVID). Voted against HB 547 (2023), which “a school district from punishing an employee for engaging in private religious expression otherwise protected by the First Amendment.” Co-Sponsored HB 12 (2022), which would ban so-called “conversion therapy” and infringe upon religious liberty.
4 Stevenson voted against SB 150 (2023), which protects Kentucky school kids from controversial LGBT indoctrination in K-12 public school classrooms, makes clear that bathroom and locker room policy corresponds to biological sex, and prohibits gender transitions of minors.
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