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Kansas Governor Compares Anti-Abortion Protests To The Abolitionist Movement

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback compared past "Summer of Mercy" anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that he...

Judge Makes Decision On State's Abortion Rules

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. -- The chief federal judge in Kansas refused Sunday to temporarily block parts of a new state abortion law, including a requirement that ...

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Lawmakers Advance More Abortion Restrictions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted to advance legislation adding new restrictions to abortions in the state Tuesday. T...

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GOP Lawmakers Advance Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

A Kansas legislative committee advanced a sweeping anti-abortion bill Thursday after removing a provision that would have banned abortion clinic worke...

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'Ultraconservative Utopia' Prepares For Abortion Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

With the introduction of strict new anti-abortion bills nearing in Topeka, Kan., pro-abortion rights college students descended on the state capitol M...

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Westboro Baptist Candidate Calls Sam Brownback 'Lacking On Moral Issues'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Jack Wu, the Westboro Baptist Church member running for the Kansas Board of Education, says that one of the nation's leading anti-abortion governors i...

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Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Anti-Abortion BIll

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Following more than two hours of emotional debate, the Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives passed a sweeping 69-page anti-abortion b...

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Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill Could Face Vote Friday

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are gearing up for a possible fight over an abortion bill Friday, two days after the state Senate passed a bill allowing health-care ...

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Pro-Choice Group Plans To Aid Moderate GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

A pro-choice group that worked with an abortion doctor who was gunned down in 2009 will be assisting Republican Kansas state senators in their bid to ...

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GOP Lawmakers Allow Doctors, Pharmacists To Refuse Treatment

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives this week passed legislation making it easier for doctors, nurses and pharmacists to deny ab...

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Kansas Lawmakers Have It Both Ways, Vote To Ban State Worker Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

The day after a Kansas legislative committee adopted an amendment to protect accreditation of the OBGYN residency program at the University of Kansas ...

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Anti-Abortion Bill Could Tax Rape Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

The sweeping anti-abortion bill working its way through the Kansas Legislature would levy a sales tax on women seeking abortions, including rape victi...

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GOP Governor Likely To Sign Sweeping Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) indicated that he is likely to sign the state's sweeping anti-abortion bill, which includes a provision th...

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'This Is The Largest And Most Sweeping Overhaul,' Says Abortion Rights Advocate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers have been given six days to consider one of the most sweeping state anti-abortion bills to be introduced. A Kansas House committee...

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Kansas Hires Koch Brothers' Attorneys To Defend Against Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

After passing a measure to defund Planned Parenthood over the non-issue of "taxpayer-funded abortions" last month, the state of Kansas has hired an ex...

New GOP Governor Makes Hard Right Turn

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — For decades in Kansas, a delicate political balance kept the state on a moderate path even as other states in the region turned t...

Kansas Poised To Pass Controversial Anti-Abortion Measure

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas legislators approved restrictions on private insurance coverage for abortions and adopted a state budget stripping funds f...

Kansas Governor Signs Controversial Abortion Restrictions Into Law

Reuters | Kevin Murphy | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed two anti-abortion bills, including one that bans abortion after 21 weeks based on the view that a fetus can f...