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Posted 3 years 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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Posted 4 years ago in Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
The Assault on Reproductive Rights Part 3: Unquestionably Unconstitutional

This is Part 3 of our four-part series. Please see Part 1: All-Out Attacks; Part 2: Restrictions Go Radical; Part 4: Fighting Back. This year could turn out to be the most prolific in three straight years of new abortion restrictions. Anti-abortion legislators have passed dozens of measures since 2011, but this year’s legislation is the most extreme to date. It started in Arkansas, where lawmakers approved a measure banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected by abdominal …

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Access to Abortion Services Blocked or Limited by State Laws

A federal judge has indefinitely extended his injunction of a new Mississippi law that requires abortion clinic physicians to be board-certified OB-GYNs and to have patient-admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The law was scheduled to go into effect on July 1, and would have closed the state’s only abortion clinic, but U.S. District Court Judge Daniel P. Jordan III blocked it while he considered its constitutionality. The controversial Mississippi law is just one of the latest measures in an ongoing …

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