'Born alive' abortion bill OK'd in Kansas, sent to governor


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Doctors accused of not providing enough care to infants born during abortion procedures in Kansas could face lawsuits and criminal charges under a bill that won final passage Tuesday in the state's Republican-controlled Legislature.

The legislation faces an uncertain fate in a legal and political climate that's made Kansas an outlier on abortion policy among states with GOP-led legislatures.

The Kansas House voted 86-36 to approve a proposed "born-alive infants protection" law similar to a proposed law that Montana voters rejected in November. The Senate approved the m...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 10/03/2023 21:55