Kansas’ new Governor vetoes abortion ‘reverse’ – rule, setting up a showdown with the GOP

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To say that Kansas’ new Governor vetoed a bill Monday that would require doctors and abortion clinics, their patients about a controversial treatment to stop a medication abortion.

The veto of Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, seems to be presents dominated Parliament a showdown with a Republican to have the two-thirds majorities needed in both chambers, the veto to override. Lawmakers are scheduled to return from a weeks-long Pause 1.May.

The bill would require abortion clinics to display a sign in the notification of the women that you could stop a medication abortion by taking the hormone progesterone– even if you say already Mifepristone, the first of two medications, which would have in the procedure — and the doctors, a patient, in writing, that a medication abortion might be returned. A clinic, not to post a sign could be fined $10,000, and a physician who is not informed of a patient could be charged with a misdemeanor for a first offense and a felony for a second.

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, vetoed a bill on the subject of abortion, setting up a showdown with the state Republicans. (AP Photo/John Hanna, file)

Medication abortion with mifepristone also known as RU-486, are the most common type of termination of a pregnancy in Kansas, accounting for 61% of the total last year, according to statistics from the state health Department.

Supporters of the so-called “repentance” laws quoted by 2018, a study under the direction of Dr. George Delgado, a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Pro-Life, OB/GYNs, and a voluntary associate clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego medical school. She also noted that progesterone has been used for decades to prevent miscarriages.

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Abortion-rights advocates said that the study was flawed and progesterone use for reversing a medical abortion has not yet been tested sufficiently. The American College of obstetricians and gynecologists has not denied the usefulness of the method, the indication in August 2017, “[c]laims in respect to abortion, ‘reverse’ treatment, on a scientific basis and do not conform to clinical standards.”


Seven States with Republican governors, have enacted such laws, starting with Arkansas in the year 2015, and Oklahoma approved in the GOP-controlled legislature recently a measure. Kelly was elected last year and took office in January after the state imposed a raft of new abortion restrictions under their Republican predecessors, Sam Brownback and Jeff Colyer.

To prohibit other States, including Kentucky, Mississippi, and Ohio, moved abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. Kansans for life, the state, the most influential pro-life group, has long been an incremental approach and limitations of favored, which would survive challenges in court.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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