Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill into law Thursday that will severely limit how low-income people can spend state welfare benefits.
“I’m not sure what the impact will be or how we would comply because the bill is written with non-medical language, and it’s not written by doctors. It’s written by politicians,” Mary Kogut, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri, told RH Reality Check.
Anti-choicers have mastered the art of minimizing the impact of abortion laws to trick the public into shrugging them off. By using this method, they are poised to restrict second-trimester abortion access in many states without a major fuss.
The Republican-controlled Oklahoma legislature approved a ban on a medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions, just one day after Kansas became the first state to ban the procedure.
Gov. Sam Brownback during a private ceremony Tuesday signed a bill that made his state the first in the nation to criminalize a medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions.
Since the 2010 midterm elections, when Republicans made massive gains across the country, hundreds of anti-choice bills have been introduced in state legislatures, and more of those bills have become law in that time than during the entire decade prior.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback made his constituents the subject of a “real live experiment” on the effects of implementing a right-wing economic policy agenda.
An exemption-laden bill addressing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people was passed Wednesday by the Republican-dominated Utah state legislature.
Dr. Chastine fights back against anti-choice threats and intimidation by providing the best possible care to her patients, who often travel long distances as additional political and economic hurdles are put in their way.
Kansas state senators approved a bill Friday that is part of coordinated effort to ban a medical procedure used for second-trimester abortions and the management of miscarriage.