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Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Kansas TRAP Law

Late yesterday, U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia temporarily blocked the state of Kansas from enforcing new regulations created under the guise of “protecting women,” but in fact aimed at shutting clinics and medical offices providing abortion care.

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UPDATED: Kansas Lawmakers Seeking to Protect the Health of Women? A Crock of You Know What If Ever There Was One

In imposing new and medically unnecessary regulations on providers of abortion care, Kansas lawmakers claim they are just interested in “protecting the health of women.”  Instead, what they are doing is ensuring more women face greater health risks.

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Defunding Planned Parenthood

Defunding Planned Parenthood as a provider of family planning. Of Medicaid. Of Title X. What does this do exactly?

See, because here’s the thing I don’t quite get. Even if those on the right ARE correct, which is a big IF, that there are other providers.

Then what you’ve accomplished is what?

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Is The Overland Park Planned Parenthood About To Lose Its License?

The news from the state board of health certainly sounds ominous.

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So What Are Those New Kansas Abortion Clinic Regulations?

The three clinics in Kansas could all be shut down soon if they don’t comply with the new regulations created by the state.  But what are those, exactly?

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First Kansas Abortion Clinic To Be Shut Down Under New TRAP Law

The state of Kansas is now down to two providers, and may soon have less.

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Kansas Trying To Shut Down Only Abortion Clinics

The state uses TRAP laws to force clinics to shut the doors.

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Conservatives Hate Government Mandates on Lightbulbs, Except in Abortion Clinics

If only Bachmann and Paul’s rage over government intrusion on light bulbs and toilets extended to reproductive health clinics.

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Florida To Be Sued For Everything They Passed This Session — Including Abortion Restrictions

Hopefully Florida’s budget deficit isn’t too large — it looks like there will be a lot of litigation to pay for.

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Kansas Legislature Votes To Take Title X Money From Planned Parenthood, Give It to Pregnancy Centers

Funds meant for low income women needing reproductive health care will instead go to “full-service health clinics” and “pregnancy support and adoption counseling.”

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