Kansas law could ‘transform’ U.S. abortion policy, says pro-life leader

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April 9, 2015

Protesters hold signs during an anti-abortion rally at Texas Capitol in Austin

Protesters hold signs during an anti-abortion rally. (CNS photo/Mike Stone, Reuters)

TOPEKA, Kan. (CNS) — A new Kansas law banning an abortion procedure that results in dismemberment of an unborn child “has the power to transform the landscape of abortion policy in the United States,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life.

Gov. Sam Brownback signed the measure April 7 during a private ceremony in Topeka.

Called the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, it is “the first of what we hope will be many state laws banning dismemberment abortions,” said Tobias.

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