If accepted by the federal court, Planned Parenthood would narrow its legal challenge to a requirement that providers link to state-sponsored anti-abortion materials on their websites.
In a state known for regressive and harmful social policies and a proliferation of socially conservative Democratic electeds, will the Democrats produce another “me-too Democrat” or a truly progressive candidate who will be the antithesis of Brownback?
The ban received a hearing during the regular session, but now anti-choice activists would like to see it receive a vote.
A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.
I asked several lawyer colleagues if they knew of other instances in which a whole occupational category was banned by law from volunteering in schools. They did not. Indeed, as far as I can tell, only sex offenders as a class are de facto banned from school grounds.
Last week the Roberts Court gave us mostly bad news, while advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.
The state of Kansas must now defend two lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of HB 2253.
Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit contends that a Kansas law requiring doctors to inform people seeking abortions that they’re ending the life of a ‘‘whole, separate, unique, living human being’’ is unconstitutional.
In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.
A fight in Kansas over the future of the state judicial system shows anti-choice conservatives want control at every level of government and will stop at nothing to get it.