Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Sam Brownback (R) is anti-choice.
- The Kansas House is anti-choice.
- The Kansas Senate is anti-choice.
Kansas has criminal bans on abortion.
Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay
Kansas law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
Counseling Ban/Gag Rule
Kansas prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Kansas funds CPCs directly and refers women to CPCs.
Insurance Prohibition for Abortion
Kansas restricts insurance coverage of abortion for all individuals.
Public Facilities and Employees Restriction
Kansas prohibits the use of all public funds and public employees for abortion services.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Kansas allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Kansas restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Kansas law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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.
Protection Against Clinic Violence
Kansas law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Kansas restricts post-viability abortion.