February 24, 2012 - 6:18 pm
It looks like the South Dakota legislature has built upon its last unconstitutional, litigated piece of anti-choice legislation and in its infinite wisdom passed an even more egregious piece of anti-choice legislation.
February 24, 2012 - 5:38 pm
Whether related to the topic of contraception or not, the “Obamacare” contraceptive boogey man serves its function as a multi-purpose political tool in red state debates. In Kansas right now, there are different so-called conscience bills pending across red state America.
February 22, 2012 - 8:12 am
Popular distaste for “personhood” bills has been evidence in Colorado and Mississippi. So, Oklahoma legislators are seeking the same end result through a different strategy: legislation that lays the groundwork for potential prohibition of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments, oral contraception, and IUDs, and the granting of fatherhood rights at conception.
February 13, 2012 - 8:24 am
This week, the Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee heard the largest, most expansive abortion restriction bill in the nation. HB 2598 is a 68-page piece of legislation, that manages to cobble together many of the most extreme restrictions from abortion legislation currently under litigation in three other states. And yet when I stood up to oppose it, far-right legislators claimed I “went too far.”
February 6, 2012 - 9:35 am
So-called “Personhood” is sexy. It’s flashy. It gets attention. That is why “Personhood” is something that Kansans for Life is avoiding.
January 30, 2012 - 12:40 pm
Governor Brownback , like a wolf in sheep’s clothing, speaks about goals such as reducing childhood poverty while passing laws that actually deepen poverty throughout the state.
January 21, 2012 - 8:19 am
Oklahoma is joining the red-state race to be the first to challenge Roe v Wade at the national level, with an egg-as-person bill containing language to make it more… palatable?
January 19, 2012 - 5:53 am
How will a so-called personhood amendment fare in Kansas? We’re going to find out. Kansans for Life is already publicly skeptical, saying they are “afraid of pushing the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court.”
January 13, 2012 - 4:44 pm
Today, Personhood Kansas announced via press release that it has pre-filed a Personhood bill in the Kansas legislature. We can expect to see that bill officially filed next week.
January 12, 2012 - 3:33 pm
The ACLU of Nebraska filed a federal lawsuit this week against the Cass County Sheriff and Jail Administrator for reckless disregard of a female immigrant sexually assaulted while in detention.