Kentucky Wesleyan College debate series continues Oct. 29

Oct. 29 debate on Medicare for all

The Stanley Reed Pre-Law and Politics Society at Kentucky Wesleyan College is hosting a series of debates. The third, on Marsy’s Law, which is on the November ballot, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. and will be available on Zoom by Clicking Here (Passcode: 482132).

State Senator Whitney Westerfield (R-Hopkinsville) will speak in favor of the passage of Amendment 1, also known as Marsy’s Law. A question and answer session will follow his presentation.

Senator Whitney Westerfield represents the 3rd District including Christian, Logan and Todd counties.

He is chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Senator Westerfield also serves as a member on the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee; the Agriculture Committee; the Capital Planning Advisory Board; the Natural Resources and Energy Committee; the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee; the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee; the Program Review and Investigations Committee; the Budget Review Subcommittee on Justice and Judiciary; and serves as co-chair of the Juvenile Justice Oversight Council.

He is a lifelong resident of Christian County and is in private practice in Hopkinsville after serving over five years as an assistant commonwealth attorney. He also operates a commercial drone photography/videography company serving clients across the Commonwealth and Tennessee.

Senator Westerfield received his B.S. in communication at the University of Kentucky in 2003 and his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2006. He has been an active member of the Kentucky Bar since October 2006 and the Tennessee Bar since 2012. He owns a small row crop farm in Western Kentucky with his five brothers. Whitney and his wife, Amanda, have two children and live near Hopkinsville.

Topics for future debates are:
Election Results – Nov. 5

For further information, contact Dr. Eric Schmidt at or 270-852-3236.