Friday, July 22, 2011
Kansas Anti-Choice Groups Want More Abortion Restrictions
The Kansas City Star: Anti-abortion groups push for further restrictions in Kansas, by Fred Mann:
Anti-abortion groups are planning to seize the momentum of spring victories in the Kansas Capitol and push for more restrictive measures, even ahead of the 2012 legislative session.
A petition has begun circulating for Gov. Sam Brownback to convene a special session this fall to consider a so-called “heartbeat bill” that would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Another group plans to introduce a bill calling for a state constitutional amendment guaranteeing the rights of personhood to every human being from the beginning of biological development, including fertilization. . . .