The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday morning in a case that could make the Sunflower State the eighth in the country to protect a woman’s right to abortion care.
A lot is at stake.
You can listen in no matter where you are by live streaming the hearing at 9 a.m. CST Thursday, March 16. Go to the court’s website and click on the yellow “Watch Supreme Court Live!” link.
We continue to lean in to abortion care here at Trust Women. On Tuesday, our attorney, Robert Eye, testified about a proposed bill in Kansas that would require clinics such as ours to divulge information about physicians (such as when they graduated from medical school or if they live in the state) that does nothing to protect patients but only serves to further ostracize doctors who provide abortion care. SB 98 and its twin, HB 2319, seek to single out physicians who #TrustWomen, plain and simple.
“It looks punitive, and it looks like it’s harassing a particular set of providers,” a Republican lawmaker said during the hearing in the Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee.