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Judge Temporarily Stops Kansas Anti-Abortion Law From Taking Effect

By Tanya Somanader on November 17, 2011 at 8:00 pm

"Judge Temporarily Stops Kansas Anti-Abortion Law From Taking Effect"

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Last week, Judge Franklin R. Theis placed a temporary retraining order on Kansas’s anti-abortion law mandating certain licensing regulations that threatens to shut down every abortion clinic in Kansas. The law was set to go into effect Monday, November 14. Kansas doctors achieved a temporary injunction in July that was set to expire on Monday. The court has yet to set a hearing date. The doctors claimed that the restrictive rules are “oppressive, unreasonable and arbitrary government interference that would significantly impair, if not altogether eliminate…their existing medical practice.”

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