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Meeting with Your Legislators & Community Meetings

The next few months are crucial in our effort to license midwives and expand birth options for Kentucky families.  In preparation for the upcoming legislative session, our first goal is to get as many co-sponsors for our midwifery bill as possible.  In order to do this, we need you! We are asking all KHBC supporters to make appointments to meet with your state senator and state house representative to ask for their support and co-sponsorship of the bill to license Certified Professional…

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Send a Card to a Legislator

Have you already started receiving holiday cards in your mailbox?   Whether or not you participate in this seasonal tradition, it provides a perfect opportunity to make contact with your state legislators. We are asking every KHBC supporter to mail two cards– one to your state senator, and one to your state representative.  To find your state legislators, you can go to votesmart.org and search by your zip code.  The information will be under “State Legislature.”  Remember that you are looking for your…

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Freedom for Birth Film Screening in Lexington

Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 pm Saint Joseph Office Park, Building D, 1451 Harrodsburg Rd. Lexington, KY 40504 Freedom For Birth, a new documentary that reframes childbirth as the most pressing global Human Rights issue today. The film is launching with hundreds of premieres all over the world on the same day, Thursday 20th September 2012.Made by British filmmakers Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford, Freedom For Birth film tells the story of an Hungarian midwife Agnes Gereb who has been…

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