Monday, October 14, 2013
Cost to State of Kansas for Abortion Lawsuits Approaches $1 Million
The Huffington Post/AP: Kansas Abortion Lawsuits Have Cost The State Over $913,000, by John Hanna:
Kansas has paid more than $913,000 to two private law firms that are helping the state defend anti-abortion laws enacted since conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback took office, and such expenses appear likely to grow.
The attorney general's office disclosed the figures in response to requests from The Associated Press. More than $126,000 in legal fees stem from two lawsuits filed this summer against restrictions enacted just this year. . . .