The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts will take the order overturning its decision to revoke the medical license of Dr. Ann Kristin Neuhaus, a Kansas abortion provider, to the Kansas Court of Appeals.
A state court ruled the evidence did not support claims Dr. Neuhaus provided inadequate medical care.
Dr. Douglas Karpen, who provides later abortions, has been no-billed by a Texas grand jury.
As reproductive rights supporters in Wichita celebrate the recent opening of Southwind Women’s Care Center, they also brace themselves for a new round of anti-choice terrorist actions.
South Wind Women’s Center will not be rezoned out of opening, despite anti-choice efforts.
Complaints, pickets, frivolous lawsuits, none of those can stop Trust Women from reopening the clinic closed since Dr. George Tiller’s murder.
Why shouldn’t politicians legislate medicine? For one thing, their lack of medical knowledge.
Physical “rescues” were meant to harass clinics out of existence. The new “civil disobedience” call of anti-choice corporations refusing to cover contraception and sterilization procedures even in the face of federal court order to the contrary is just the corporate version of this same sit-in tactic.
News archives suggest that Akin was frequently arrested protesting clinics in 1987.
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.