“They are unlicensed. They are doing it knowingly and they are going to be brought to justice on this front,” Bevin said.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky said in a statement it has been performing both surgical and non-surgical abortions with the approval of the state since January 21 at its new location, WHAS11 reports. It denied, however, that the abortions were performed illegally.
“We did not perform illegal abortions,” said Betty Cockrum, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, reports Courier-Journal. “We worked in good faith … following Kentucky precedent,” regarding the licensing of the new Louisville facility.