"A Kansas judge on Monday put a new state law on medication abortions on hold and blocked older restrictions that for years have spelled out what providers must tell patients and forced patients to wait 24 hours to end their pregnancies. The ruling was another big victory for abortion rights advocates in Kansas, where a statewide vote in August 2022 decisively confirmed protections for abortion access under the state constitution. District Judge K. Christopher Jayaram’s order suspends some restrictions that have been in effect for years. The waiting period had been in place since 1997...."
The Catholic Diocese of Wichita canceled its "Mass for Life" demonstration scheduled for Saturday that would have blocked the only public entrance to a Wichita abortion clinic after a judge issued a temporary restraining order.
"Kansas is one step closer to sending taxpayer money to anti-abortion counseling centers across the state. The contract bidding process began last week with a request for proposals for a contractor to run the new $2 million Alternatives to Abortion Program...."
"Almost 3,000 Texas women received an abortion in Kansas last year, new data shows. At the same time, the number of abortions performed in Texas ground to a halt in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade...."
"The state has agreed to not yet enforce a controversial law requiring abortion clinics inform patients about the medically disputed notion that the effects of abortion pills can be reversed, amid an ongoing legal challenge over a series of clinic regulations...."
"...Babler hopes to be an OB-GYN nurse and practice in Kansas, but she said the Kansas Legislature's continued efforts to limit abortion—even after Kansans overwhelmingly rejected a constitutional amendment which would have restricted or banned abortion in 2022—have caused her to reconsider where she wants to practice..."
A group of abortion providers, including two clinics in Charlottesville and Alexandria, are suing the Food and Drug Administration in an effort to block potential new restrictions on the use of the abortion pill mifepristone in Virginia, Montana and Kansas.
"The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are currently investigating two hospitals in Missouri and Kansas that violated federal law by refusing to provide an emergency abortion to a woman who was experiencing premature labor, according to The Associated Press..." Here is the aforementioned Associated Press Article: Feds: Hospitals that denied emergency abortion broke the law