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Topeka, Kansas considers decriminalizing domestic violence to avoid prosecuting cases

TweetLast night, in between approving city expenditures and other routine agenda items, the Topeka, Kansas City Council debated one rather controversial one: decriminalizing domestic violence. Here’s what happened: Last month, the Shawnee County District Attorney’s office, facing a 10% budget cut, announced that the county would no longer be prosecuting misdemeanors, including domestic violence cases, [...]
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Good news in Kansas! Judge blocks defunding of Planned Parenthood

TweetKansas has been facing heavy attacks from anti-choicers this summer, but on Monday a federal judge stood up against one of them: An incredulous federal judge on Monday rejected the state’s claim that a new Kansas statute that denied Planned Parenthood federal funding did not target the group, ruling that the law unconstitutionally intended to [...]
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Kansas Update: One Planned Parenthood clinic to stay open

TweetIt looks like the Kansas Health Department has changed its tune. Late Thursday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced it will be giving a license to one Planned Parenthood clinic that provides abortions, reports AP. Kate Sheppard confirmed it with PP reps: Planned Parenthood just announced that the health department has, in fact, [...]
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Kansas moves to be only state without one place to get an abortion

TweetA Planned Parenthood in Kansas was denied state license to perform abortions based on new regulations that Senator Brownbeck has decided to implement. These new regulations, that include things like how many bathrooms there are in a facility, (surprise), only apply to abortion clinics. Not only are these new laws bizarre and obviously created to deny [...]
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Breaking: Kansas “Mega Bill” Would Deny Non-Profit Status to Abortion Providers

TweetToday may be “National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers,” but down in Kansas, they’ve decided to do anything but. In fact, in a bill introduced yesterday in the Kansas state legislature, they’ve combined several familiar anti-choice gimmicks, including parental consent laws, fetal personhood measures, and more, to form what some are calling an anti abortion “mega-bill.” The kicker? [...]
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