Kansas Abortion Laws

Government
4:07 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Kansas Supreme Court Disciplines Former AG Kline

Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline has temporarily lost the right to practice law in Kansas. The  suspension has no time limit.

The research, investigation and opinion on indefinite suspension of Kline's law license appears in a 154 page document issued October 18 by the Kansas Supreme Court. 

The report outlines allegations of ethical misconduct against the former Johnson County District Attorney.

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KC Currents
2:41 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Planned Parenthood Sues Kan. Over Free Speech Violation

Prevention Park, located in Houston, Texas, is the largest Planned Parenthood administrative and medical facility in the nation.
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In June, two different lawsuits were filed in Kansas over a new state abortion law. But the lawsuit that Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri filed on June 20 isn't about the freedom to perform abortions. It’s about freedom of speech.  

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Government
9:45 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Kansas House Committee Approves Abortion Bill

A Kansas House committee has approved a bill that is aimed at removing any state subsidies for abortion, even tax credits or exemptions.

Much of the debate focused on part of the bill that prohibits employees of an abortion provider from teaching sex education in schools. But it was written so broadly that a parent who works for an abortion provider wouldn't be allowed to volunteer in the classroom for any purpose.

Allan Rothlisberg, a Republican from Grandview Plaza, was in favor of the measure.

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Headlines
9:41 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Top Of The Morning News: Friday, December 30, 2011

* New Leader For Missouri Business Jobs Growth
* Landmark Kansas City Church Burns, Service Programs Survive
* Funds Tallied To Defend Kansas Abortion Laws

New Leader For Missouri Business-Jobs Growth

Governor Jay Nixon is preparing to name a new director for the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Nixon planned to announce his choice this morning during a speech in Kansas City.

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KCUR News
2:42 pm
Tue January 11, 2011

Bill to Restirct Late Abortions Filed in KS House

Topeka, KS – A bill filed in the Kansas House would remove an exemption from the state's ban on late abortions.

The mental health of the mother is one of the exemptions allowed under the late-term abortion ban.

Representative Steve Huebert, a Valley Center Republican, believes that reason is being overused. Huebert authored the legislation. He says the bill passed the House last year, but wasn't taken up in the Senate.

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