Kansas saw a flood of out-of-state patients seeking abortion care before the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. Although more states enacted their own restrictions, a Kansas clinic does not expect to see another influx of women because the trek will be too far for them.
Some Missouri medical providers are fearful that patients with high-risk pregnancies will face delayed care in life-threatening situations because doctors fear prosecution under the state’s newly enacted abortion ban.
Catie Walter said she’s “been pretty angry for a while.” To channel her anger into something positive, she turned to her hobby of pottery and started a fundraiser she’s calling Cup of Roe.
Indigenous community members at a panel event Thursday discussed the history that lies below the surface of recent abortion bans — including mass sterilization in the 1960s and 70s — and how Indigenous people will be overwhelmingly affected by the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Lawrence community members of all ages lined Massachusetts Street near South Park Sunday afternoon pushing […]
With the U.S. Supreme Court’s choice to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, more than 150 people outside the Kansas Statehouse on Friday evening, many of whom shared accounts of sexual assault, rape or their abortion story.
Nothing has changed in Kansas, and those who need access to an abortion can still get one. But that could change on Aug. 2.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday striking down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide resonates deeply in Kansas where a proposed constitutional amendment on the August ballot could set the stage for a wave of new abortion restrictions in the state.
Staff members in the Douglas County clerk’s office are still working to make sure they’ve got everything right before letting voters know about changes as the result of redistricting this year.
Emily Wales takes over leadership of Planned Parenthood Great Plains — which operates clinics in Kansas, western Missouri, and other states — right as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to shrink abortion rights nationwide.
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