Abortion Bill

January 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm
Abortion opponents and abortion rights supporters have packed the Kansas Legislature's largest committee room and two panels are reviewing a proposal for overturning a state Supreme Court decision protecting abortion rights. Anti-abortion groups want to amend the Kansas Constitution to declare that...
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May 17, 2019 - 9:08 pm
Missouri's House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictive in the U.S. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for pregnancies caused by...
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April 22, 2019 - 8:05 pm
Kansas' governor has vetoed a measure that would require abortion providers to tell patients about a treatment to stop a medication abortion after it's been started. Gov. Laura Kelly's action Monday sets up a confrontation with the Legislature. Supporters of the abortion "reversal" bill appear to...
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March 25, 2019 - 7:53 pm
A bill requiring health care providers to tell women that some medically-induced abortions can be reversed received first-round approval from the Kansas House. The House passed the bill on voice vote Monday after nearly two hours of debate. The issue involves medical abortions, which involve women...
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