rape vitcims http://wvxu.org en KY legislator files rape victim protection law http://wvxu.org/post/ky-legislator-files-rape-victim-protection-law <p>State Rep. Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) filed a bill in the Kentucky General Assembly Tuesday which he says will close a loophole that grants parental and visitation rights to convicted rapists if they seek those rights.</p><p>Kentucky is one of 34 states that has no protection for rape victims who become mothers as a result of the rape, Keene said.</p><p>Keene said he found out that Kentucky had no such law last summer when he&nbsp;read about a Massachusetts case of a 14-year-old rape victim dealing with this issue in the courts. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:39:03 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 8572 at http://wvxu.org KY legislator files rape victim protection law