Family & Society
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Kansas Supreme Court allows dismemberment abortion

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 4/26/19, 01:45 pm

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state constitution makes abortion a right and blocked the nation’s first law protecting babies from dismemberment abortion in the second trimester of pregnancy. The ruling stops the state from enforcing a 2015 law that said abortionists could not use forceps or similar instruments on a live baby to remove it in pieces from the womb. National Right to Life crafted the model bill and said 10 other states have since enacted similar laws.

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Judge blocks Trump family planning funds rule

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/26/19, 12:25 pm

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a new Trump administration rule that funds only family planning providers that do not refer patients for abortions. U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian’s nationwide injunction prevents the rule, scheduled for implementation May 3, from taking effect until other legal challenges can make their way through the courts.

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Krieg Barrie

Sin in the city

Cities | An attempt to rank America’s most vice-ridden places provides a flawed but insightful snapshot of modern-day morality
by Marvin Olasky & World Journalism Institute students
Posted 4/25/19, 04:28 pm

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