Feb. 14, 2017 Update
The House Public Health committee passed HB 1549 and HB 1441 on Feb. 14.
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Feb. 8, 2017 Update
The House Public Health committee voted 4-4 on Feb. 8 on HB 1549, which would prohibit abortion based on the diagnosis of Down syndrome or genetic anomaly.
The House Public Health committee held over HB 1441, which would require a woman to get consent before having an abortion from the man who impregnated her.
Feb. 6, 2017 Update
Feb. 13, 2017 Update
The Kansas Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee has passed SB 98, which would require clinics to disclose unnecessary information about physicians that further stigmatizes doctors who provide abortion care.
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On March 16, the Kansas Supreme Court will hold a hearing regarding Senate Bill 95 from 2015. Justices will hear arguments about whether the Kansas Constitution upholds a woman’s right to abortion. Supporters are welcome to listen in on arguments. Contact your lawmakers and let them know you support reproductive rights.
Oklahoma lawmakers have pre-filed several abortion-related bills. Please rest assured that we’ll be fighting against any anti-choice legislation that seeks to punish women and their families.
We encourage you to contact the lawmakers who represent you to let them know you support reproductive rights.
Without access to reproductive health care, no one can truly be free.
Please check this site often to find out the latest legislative action on these bills.