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Anti-Choicers Fail in Effort to Re-Zone New Kansas Clinic

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South Wind Women’s Center will not be rezoned out of opening, despite anti-choice efforts.

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Kansas Republicans Continue Their Assault on the Poor With New Punitive Drug Testing Mandates

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Advancing policies for the benefit of the rich, whilst kicking the poor among us in the teeth, is a mainstay of the Republican Party.

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Kansas Legislature Brings Back Bill to End Medical Training in Abortion and Miscarriage Management

Anti-choice politicians in Kansas are once more trying to block med students from learning to do basic gynecological procedures.

Anti-choice politicians in Kansas are once more trying to block med students from learning to do basic gynecological procedures.

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Students Mobilize as Extreme New Anti-Choice Bill Surfaces in the Kansas Legislature

As a friend and colleague from Planned Parenthood so eloquently put it, Kansas is a “petri dish”—a place where the most extreme anti-abortion laws are conceived and tested. But students are organized and we are fighting back.

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Anti-Choice Extremist Argues She’s a “Minister” to Tiller Assassin, Scott Roeder

(Pitch.com)

Lawyers for the Department of Justice are still working on putting together the pieces of a network of domestic terrorists targeting Witchita, Kansas.

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Bad Law Brings Tough Choices: Litigating Abortion Restrictions in a Post-Roe World

(Suite101.com)

Two recent decisions to drop legal challenges to abortion restrictions illustrates the difficult choices facing reproductive rights lawyers in a legal climate hostile to abortion rights.

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Despite Legal and Physical Harassment, Group Plans to Re-Open Former Tiller Clinic in Kansas

Tiller's clinic, which was memorialized when he was murdered. (AP via CBS News)

Complaints, pickets, frivolous lawsuits, none of those can stop Trust Women from reopening the clinic closed since Dr. George Tiller’s murder.

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Legal Roundup: On Roe Anniversary Legal Attacks on Reproductive Rights Increase

(Jezebel)

The anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a reminder that the battle for women’s rights is far from over.

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Kansas Law Banning Private Insurance Coverage for Abortion Will Stand

(Alamy via The Huffington Post)

The ACLU has dropped its legal challenge to a Kansas law prohibiting private insurance from covering the cost of abortions.

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New Clinic Aims to Serve Kansas Women Despite Threats and Intimidation

Rebecca Dryden, “Rachel Maddow Show” producer, talks with Rachel Maddow about a project under way to resume providing women’s health services, including legal abortion, at the former clinic of Dr. George Tiller, who was murdered by anti-choice extremists.

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