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Kansas

News & Updates

Anti-Choice Extremism Continues

Scott Roeder, who was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, threatens another provider.

Grade

Kansas's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

97 percent of Kansas counties have no abortion provider

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Sam Brownback (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Kansas House is anti-choice.
  • The Kansas Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Bans

Kansas has criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Kansas law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Kansas prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Kansas funds CPCs directly and refers women to CPCs.
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Insurance Prohibition for Abortion

Kansas restricts insurance coverage of abortion for all individuals.
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Public Facilities and Employees Restriction

Kansas prohibits the use of all public funds and public employees for abortion services.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Kansas allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Kansas restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Kansas law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Kansas has an unenforceable regulatory scheme which imposes a variety of burdensome requirements on abortion providers that are not imposed on other health-care providers.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Protection Against Clinic Violence

Kansas law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Kansas restricts post-viability abortion.
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