For many victims of sexual assault, the physical attack is often just the beginning.
But during this General Assembly, our lawmakers have an opportunity to make the ordeal a little less complicated for those who become pregnant by their rapists.
Kentucky is one of 34 states where, because of a loophole in current law, women who become pregnant as a result of rape could face further harassment from their attackers when they sue for parental visitation rights to the child.
Rep. Dennis Keene, D-Wilder, has filed a bill to close this loophole.
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