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Five Health Care Mandates Republicans Support

June 29, 2012

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Think Progress, June 29, 2012 by Annie-Rose Strasser Republicans are in complete upheaval over Obamacare, fired up by the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the law yesterday. They have continuously claimed that the government is ramming this legislation down the throats of the American people, and now they are calling it an unwanted financial burden […]

Judge bars Kansas from cutting family planning funds

June 29, 2012

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Kansas City Star, June 29, 2012 by AP WICHITA — A federal judge has again barred Kansas from stripping federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood clinics in Wichita and Hays as well as an unaffiliated clinic in Dodge City. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten on Friday extended his preliminary injunction first issued a […]

Kansas Board of Health Revokes License Of Doctor For Not Forcing 10 Year Olds To Give Birth

June 25, 2012

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RH Reality Check, June 25, 2012 by Robin Marty In a continuing effort to both curb access to abortion and reiterate their own opinion that there is never any situation where abortion could be necessary for a patient’s well-being, the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has decided in favor of revoking Dr. Ann Neuhaus’s […]

Kan. doctor loses license over abortion referrals

June 22, 2012

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Houston Chronicle, June 22, 2012 by John Hanna TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas doctor remained unapologetic Friday after state regulators revoked her medical license over allegations that she performed inadequate mental health exams on young patients she then referred to Dr. George Tiller for late-term abortions. Dr. Ann Kristin Neuhaus and other abortion-rights supporters described […]

No, Kansas. Abortions do not cause breast cancer

May 26, 2012

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Star Tribune, May 26, 2012 by Elaine Shattner In Kansas, legislators recently passed the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. If enacted into law, the bill would require doctors to tell pregnant women of a relationship between abortion and breast cancer. This news follows passage by the New Hampshire State House of the Women’s Right […]

What really lies behind the “war on women”

May 25, 2012

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Op Ed News, May 25, 2012 by Naomi Wolf Are women suddenly running rampant in the streets by the millions, threatening society in unexpected ways? You would surely think so by looking at the pattern that is visible across the nation: state by state, a well-funded legislative war on women is being unleashed. Many of […]

Planned Parenthood In Pennsylvania May Be Defunded

May 22, 2012

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Huffington Post, May 22, 2012 by Laura Bassett Pennsylvania State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will introduce legislation on Wednesday that would defund Planned Parenthood, adding his state to a list of four others that have pending bills to strip public funds from the family planning provider. Metcalfe’s bill, the Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priority Act, […]

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Allowing Pharmacists And Doctors To Deny Women Birth Control

May 17, 2012

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Addicting Info, May 17, 2012 by Stephen D. Foster Jr. A bill that allows pharmacists and doctors to deny women access to contraception has been signed into law by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. This new law is just one of many bills that the Republican governor has signed since he came into office. He has […]

Not In My Backyard! As Local Government Attacks on Women’s Health Increase, Citizens Are Fighting Back

May 17, 2012

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RH Reality Check, May 17, 2012 by Jenny Dodson The vicious attacks on women’s health to which we’ve grown so accustomed on the national and state stages are trickling down to the local level, as municipal and county governments get in on the action. Thankfully, time and again, local citizens have mounted fast and furious […]

Pharmacists In Kansas Can Now Deny Women Access To Birth Control

May 16, 2012

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Think Progress, May 16, 2012 by Amanda Peterson Beadle Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) signed a bill yesterday that will allow pharmacists in the state to refuse to fill a prescription they think could be used to induce abortion. But since the “conscience” measure says they cannot be required to provide a drug or devise […]

Should Parents Be Able To Sue For ‘Wrongful Birth’?

May 15, 2012

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NPR, May 15, 2012 by Kathy Lohr Several states, including Kansas and New Jersey, are debating so-called “wrongful birth” laws that would prevent parents from suing a doctor who fails to warn them about fetal problems. Abortion rights activists say the laws give doctors the right to withhold information so women don’t have abortions. In […]

Brownback Signs Law Allowing Expansive Refusal of Medication Based on “Belief” About Abortion

May 15, 2012

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RH Reality Check, May 15, 2012 by Robin Marty With the signing of a new expanded conscience clause bill in Kansas, Republican Governor Sam Brownback has now legally blessed a virtually open-ended number of situations in which “religious” workers can refuse to assist women under the guise that they believe they “may be” terminating a […]

Kansas Senate Stops Anti-Abortion Bill That Would Have Required Doctors To Give False Information

May 11, 2012

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Think Progress, May 11, 2012 by Amanda Peterson Beadle Kansas Senate President Steve Morris (R) effectively killed an anti-abortion bill by sending it back to a Senate committee that is unlikely to bring it up for a vote before the legislative session ends today. “It is prudent for the Senate to have more time to […]

Will Kansas Legislators Encourage Doctors to Lie and Deny Sick Women Care?

May 11, 2012

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ACLU Blog, May 11, 2012 by Elissa Berger The Kansas House passed an unwieldy 70-page bill, chock full of troubling provisions aimed at depriving a woman from receiving accurate information about her pregnancy, preventing her from accessing medical care and punishing health professionals who treat her. We need to make sure the Senate doesn’t do […]

A State-By-State Guide to 2012’s Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

May 11, 2012

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Jezebel, May 11, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with […]

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