Pro-Life Snooping

The Kansas attorney general wants medical records of late-term abortion patients

Kansas just can't seem to avoid the front lines in the culture wars. A court brief revealed last week that the state's pro-life attorney general, Phill Kline, has obtained subpoenas for the medical records of nearly 90 women who had late-term abortions, as part of an inquiry into possible cases of statutory rape, among other crimes. The investigation became public when the two clinics holding the records asked the Kansas Supreme Court to quash or limit the order. Not all the records are for women under 16, the age of consent in Kansas, which is why pro-choice activists fear Kline may...

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