On Tuesday, high-profile political coverage in the national media was mainly focused on the US presidential election, some Senate and House races, and a few state ballot measures. Yet there were a seemingly endless number of smaller, less-publicized elections for city- and state-level positions, votes on state initiatives that flew under the radar, and city and county decisions that were only covered in local news.
A group is eager to endorse candidates in Kansas who support spousal notification and “home-abortion-kit” bans. But are they looking to start a national movement?
Trust Women’s purchase of the building that housed Dr. George Tiller’s former health care facility is welcome news, but it must be viewed within the context of the on-the-ground reality that is Kansas abortion policy, politics, and history.
As one Kansas doctor tries to recover her medical license, she may have to end her lawsuit over court costs.
It’s been three years since abortions have been available in Wichita, but that may change within a few months.
The GOP platform committee did not amend language from the 2004 and 2008 GOP platforms, which “assert the sanctity of human life,” and provide no exceptions to abortion in any case whatsoever. The committee add language opposing drugs such as mifepristone, but members agreed that this platform amendment did not apply to EC.
The energy behind a fundamentalist g-force in Kansas politics is being supplied by the Koch brothers, the Chamber of Commerce and, of course, the ever present influence and drive of the anti-choice groups within the state.
As a result of primary wins, the already predominately anti-choice legislature may become even more so.
Dillard’s plea to have a judge decide her case directly has been rejected.
Jewish leaders are responding to the anti-choice movement’s misappropriation of the Holocaust for their agenda.