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Why The Kansas Abortion Case Matters

The law blocking the state’s attempt to refuse to let insurance providers cover abortion could effect everyone.

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ACLU Sues Kansas for Ban on Comprehensive Insurance Coverage Including Abortion

Gov. Brownback signs ban on comprehensive insurance coverage of abortion.

Today the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri brought a challenge against my home state’s ban on comprehensive insurance coverage of abortion.  The case was brought on behalf of the ACLU’s members who are losing their abortion coverage as a result of the law – I am one of those members.

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Kansas Governor Brownback Goes to Texas… To Pray for a U.S. Theocracy

Governor Brownback’s religious convictions are more than just a statement of personal theology. They represent policies he promotes under his administration. And these policies are policies of forced motherhood, elimination of  abortion access and endangering the lives of women. 

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Anti-Abortion OB-GYNs File Suit Against Kansas Injunction Because They Are “Losing Business”

In order to put forth a lawsuit, you need to prove you have “standing” and a reasonable interest in the case.  Apparently, no matter how tenuous.

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Federal Judge Grants Injunction Against Kansas Law Barring Funding for Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has blocked a new Kansas law that would strip federal family planning funding from a Planned Parenthood chapter in the state, reports the Associated Press.

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From Wichita to Germantown: Standing with Dr. Carhart

Operation Rescue now has its sights set on Germantown, Maryland.  Germantown….say hi to your new neighbors.  Speaking from experience I can say that ignoring them is not an effective strategy.  The longer they can go about their work uninhibited the more successful they will become. We need to mobilize now.

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Kansas Considers “Heartbeat” Ban

Ohio hasn’t even managed to pass its own first of its kind legislation, and already Kansas anti-chioce activists are ready to copy cat.

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International Business Times Implies Abortion Provider Is In It For The Money

A brief profile of Kansas Dr. Mila Means and the local abortion situation leaves much to be desired.

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Brownback Nominates Operation Rescue Attorney to Kansas Board of Healing Arts

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has nominated Operation Rescue defense attorney Richard Macias to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, which is tasked with licensing and disciplining Kansas physicians.

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What’s the Matter With Kansas? Hint: It’s Not About Abortion

Kansas facing rising rates of poverty, extreme poverty, child poverty and other problems, even outpacing the nation as a whole in terms of poverty.  But for Brownback and the extremists in the Kansas legislature, its all-about-abortion all the time.

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