Kansas could soon approve ‘born alive’ abortion bill
The Associated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas proposal based on the disputed idea that providers leave newborns to die after unsuccessful abortions is nearing legislative approval.
The push for the legislation comes as Republicans pursue limited anti-abortion measures, following a decisive statewide vote in August protecting abortion rights.
The Kansas House was set to take a final vote Wednesday on the bill, which deals with cases when an abortion procedure inadvertently results in a live birth.
It would require medical personnel to take the same steps to preserve the newborn’s life as providers would with other live births.
Critics say the bill is unnecessary and designed to give abortion care a negative public image.
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3/22/2023 9:03:12 AM (GMT -5:00)