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Posted 6 months ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
Anti-Abortion Attorney General Stripped of Law License

The Kansas Supreme Court has unanimously voted to indefinitely suspend the law license of former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline for ethical misconduct in his prosecution of abortion providers. Although the state’s legal disciplinary administrator recommended that Kline be disbarred, the high court found that indefinite suspension was the “appropriate discipline.” Kline can reapply for his license after three years, but the Supreme Court must give its blessing. Tom Condit, Kline’s attorney, told Lawyers.com that Kline planned to officially object …

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Posted 6 months ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Supreme Court Tackles Abortion, Affirmative Action, Guns

The U.S. Supreme Court has a busy slate of cases coming in front of it this term, with several that have the potential to have landmark precedential effects on the rights of everyday Americans. Through the fall and winter the justices will consider cases that touch on campaign finance, affirmative action, abortion, gun rights and public prayer, among other hot-button issues. “The big cases on the docket are all across the board,” says Vikram D. Amar, a professor at the …

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Posted 7 months ago in Video Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Author Says Abortion Laws Wage War on the Poor [Video]

  “[Anti-abortion laws] that have been advanced most recently in the name of women’s safety are particularly offensive because there is nothing advancing women’s safety when we make access to reproductive healthcare harder, more difficult, more expensive, more burdensome. There is nothing about women’s safety in that,” says Jessica Mason Pieklo, one of the writers of the book, “Crow After Roe.” She adds these restrictions on abortion are a cynical approach to a political end. Pieklo is an attorney and …

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Posted 8 months ago in Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Judge Blocks Ariz. Attempt To Defund Planned Parenthood

A federal court shot down an effort by Arizona to block Planned Parenthood women’s health clinics from receiving Medicaid dollars. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court ruling that Medicaid law giving recipients free choice as to where to spend their health care money means that the state has no right to keep it from going to Planned Parenthood. Similar rulings have preserved funding for clinics in Indiana, North Carolina, Kansas and Tennessee. Federal Medicaid funds cannot …

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Posted 8 months ago in Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
Kansas Abortion Law Challenged on Free Speech Grounds

Planned Parenthood has scaled back its federal lawsuit against Kansas’ sweeping new abortion law to home in on a specific free speech issue. The suit is now focused on a new requirement that abortion providers link their websites to a state website that features hotly contested claims about abortion. The new law, which went into effect July 1, further requires abortion providers to declare that the information on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s website is “objective” and “scientifically …

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