Posts tagged "Kansas"
Kansas Senate Comes Out Against Anti-Gay Legislation

Kansas Senate Comes Out Against Anti-Gay Legislation

If signed into law, HB 2453 would allow the refusal of government services to same-sex couples, as well as private services such as access to stores and medical services, making LGBTQ people effectively second-class citizens.
Separate Federal and State Voting Rules Threaten to Disenfranchise Voters

Separate Federal and State Voting Rules Threaten to Disenfranchise Voters

Arizona joined Kansas last week to create separate voter registration systems for state and local elections. The creation of two separate voter registration systems could translate into thousands of disenfranchised voters.
Clear Channel Pulls Radio Ad for Women's Clinic, Claims it is 'Divisive'

Clear Channel Pulls Radio Ad for Women’s Clinic, Claims it is ‘Divisive’

Ads for the recently re-opened South Wind Women's Center in Wichita, KS were recently pulled from a local radio broadcast station owned by Clear Channel citing "decency standards."
Federal Judge Upholds Kansas Anti-Abortion Law

Federal Judge Upholds Kansas Anti-Abortion Law

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil refused on Sunday to block pieces of a Kansas law restricting abortion access.

Federal Judge Refuses to Block Kansas Law Prohibiting Abortion Coverage

US Senior District Judge Wesley Brown denied the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) motion to block a Kansas law that prohibits private health insurance plans from covering abortion services, except when the woman’s life is endangered. Under the law, women who seek coverage for abortion services must purchase a separate rider to cover non-lifesaving abortions....
A Reprieve in South Dakota; Bad News Everywhere Else

A Reprieve in South Dakota; Bad News Everywhere Else

By Kari Paul In a challenging time for reproductive rights in the U.S., it’s a relief to occasionally read a bit of good news. So here it is: Late last week, a federal court blocked South Dakota’s new anti-choice law, which would have required women to wait 72 hours–the longest, most extreme waiting period in...
Anti-Choice Protesters Block Wichita Abortion Doctor

Anti-Choice Protesters Block Wichita Abortion Doctor

Following a lawsuit filed by Foliage Development Inc., Dr. Mila Means has agreed not to perform abortions in the office space that she leases from the company and stated that she will seek another space for her medical practice. Foliage Development claimed that by offering abortions, Dr. Means would create safety issues and a public...
A Man Who Trusted Women

A Man Who Trusted Women

Originally Posted on RH Reality Check In her 28th week of a very wanted pregnancy in 2000, Miriam Kleiman, a government employee in Washington, D.C., and her husband, Jason, learned that their male fetus had a severe brain malformation. He would probably die shortly after birth. The couple immediately went for second, third and fourth...