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Anti-Choicers Look Toward Special Session to Pass Heartbeat Ban in Kansas

The ban received a hearing during the regular session, but now anti-choice activists would like to see it receive a vote.

The ban received a hearing during the regular session, but now anti-choice activists would like to see it receive a vote.

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Legal Wrap: States Ramp Up Anti-Abortion Activity, Again

A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court's attention last week.

A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.

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Stigma on Steroids: On Kansas Banning Abortion Providers From Schools

Topeka High School

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.

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Legal Wrap: Down to the Wire at SCOTUS, and Time to Take on TRAP

Advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.

Last week the Roberts Court gave us mostly bad news, while advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.

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Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Fight Against Kansas Anti-Abortion Super Bill

The state of Kansas must now defend two lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of HB 2253.

The state of Kansas must now defend two lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of HB 2253.

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Planned Parenthood Challenges Massive Kansas Anti-Abortion Bill

The latest wave of clinic closures in Texas illustrates how absurd judging abortion restrictions under the "undue burden" test has become.

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.

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Legal Wrap: The Battle Over EC Winds Down, Big Pharma Declared Winner

In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.

In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.

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Conservatives Target State Courts in Battle Over Culture Wars

Kansas state capitol

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.

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Scott Roeder Put in Solitary Confinement Over Threats Targeting Abortion Clinic Staff

The convicted killer of Dr. George Tiller will serve 45 days in solitary confinement after making threats against the director of a newly opened abortion clinic in Wichita.

The convicted killer of Dr. George Tiller will serve 45 days in solitary confinement after making threats against the director of a newly opened abortion clinic in Wichita.

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Legal Wrap: Beatriz and the Dangers of Abortion Bans

One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.

One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.

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