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

May 17, 2012


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 […]

Kansas House Passes ‘Anti-Abortion’ and ‘Anti-Sharia’ Bills

May 8, 2012


The Christian Post, May 8, 2012 by Luiza Oleszczuk The Kansas House approved a bill Monday designed to ban tax breaks for facilities providing abortions and to ban writing off abortion costs as medical expenses. The House also passed a bill, dubbed the “anti-Sharia bill,” that prevents state courts from heeding any foreign or religious […]

Kansas Anti-Abortion Bill Would Force Doctors To Warn Women Of False Cancer Risk

May 4, 2012


Think Progress, May 4, 2012 by Amanda Peterson Beadle The Kansas House is considering HB 2598, a 69-page, extreme anti-abortion bill that would force doctors to warn women that abortions cause breast cancer — even though scientific studies have disputed the claim — define a fetus as a human being, and require women to hear […]

Kansas Abortion Bill: Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Measure

May 4, 2012


Huffington Post, May 4, 2012 by John Celock Following more than two hours of emotional debate, the Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives passed a sweeping 69-page anti-abortion bill. The passage sets the stage for Kansas to potentially enact one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States, coming a year after the state […]

Anti-abortion group says it has patient records

May 3, 2012


AP, May 3, 2012 by Bill Draper KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — An anti-abortion group says it has the patient records of dozens of women and girls who sought treatment at a Kansas City, Kan., abortion clinic last month — a claim the clinic’s attorney says is meant to scare off potential patients and would […]

Kansas Abortion Bill: Legislature Passes One Bill, Others Aimed At Limiting Abortions In The State Possible

May 3, 2012


Huffington Post, May 3, 2012 by John Celock Kansas lawmakers are gearing up for a possible fight over an abortion bill Friday, two days after the state Senate passed a bill allowing health-care professionals to withhold drugs and treatment that could cause an abortion. The GOP-controlled state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that allows doctors […]

Taxpayer-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Using Religion To Oppose Abortion

April 24, 2012


Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Sofia Resnick WASHINGTON — If you want to help carry out the anti-abortion mission of the taxpayer-funded Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center, you have to be a Christian. It’s right there on the Rapid City, S.D., center’s volunteer application. “Do you consider yourself a Christian?” “If yes, how long […]

The Ten Scariest Places to Have Ladyparts in America

April 18, 2012


Jezebel, April 18, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan With states governments from coast to coast working tirelessly to make sure no woman has sex for pleasure without suffering the consequences of blessed, precious motherhood, it may be tempting to believe that if you have a uterus, the entire country has become hostile territory. Well, we’ve […]

The War on Women: A Progressive Man’s View

April 10, 2012


Feminist Wire, April 9, 2012 by Vincent Martin A (self-admitted) conservative male acquaintance recently asked me what the War on Women means. Herein I will attempt to answer him. First, let me provide a shortened definition of War: “War is an organized, armed, and often a prolonged conflict that is carried on between states, nations, […]

KS Abortion Coverage Case to Continue

April 4, 2012

0, April 4, 2012 The American Civil Liberties Union will be allowed to pursue its case against a law in Kansas that restricts insurance plans from covering abortions. US District Judge Julie Robinson ruled against the state’s request to dismiss the ACLU’s challenge of the law. The ACLU argues that the law discriminates on the […]

Kansas Spends Half A Million Dollars Defending Anti-Abortion Laws

April 2, 2012


Think Progress, April 2, 2012 by Igor Volsky Kansas Spends Half A Million Dollars Defending Anti-Abortion Laws | The Kansas attorney general has dolled out more than half a million dollars to private law firms for defending anti-abortion laws the state enacted last year, the Associated Press reports. The attorney general’s office paid $317,000 to […]

Kansas Abortion Bill: Lawmakers Vote To Allow Medical Professionals To Refuse Information

March 30, 2012


Huffington Post, March 30, 2012 by John Celock The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives this week passed legislation making it easier for doctors, nurses and pharmacists to deny abortion and sterilization coverage, including refusing to refer patients to a doctor who would treat them. The bill, which could come up for a vote in the […]

Kan. House advances abortion ‘conscience’ bill despite fears of limiting birth control access

March 28, 2012


The Republic, March 28, 2012 by John Hanna TOPEKA, Kan. — A bill designed to give Kansas health care providers greater legal protections if they refuse any involvement in abortion moved Wednesday toward passage in the state House, despite concerns that it could lessen access to birth control. The House gave the measure first-round approval […]

Kansas Bill Could Protect Doctors Who Lie to Prevent Abortions

March 24, 2012


Abortion rights advocates dispute so-called ‘wrongful birth’ provision in bill, March 24, 2012 by Scott Rothschild Topeka — Could a bill that the Kansas Legislature is considering protect a doctor who lies to a pregnant woman about the condition of her unborn child in order to prevent that woman from having an abortion? Jennifer […]

Kansas Abortion Bill Would Impose Sweeping Restrictions

February 6, 2012


Huffington Post, February 6,2012 by John Celock Kansas lawmakers have been given six days to consider one of the most sweeping state anti-abortion bills to be introduced. A Kansas House committee is scheduled to take up a bill Wednesday that would exempt doctors from malpractice suits if they withheld medical information to prevent an abortion. […]