Kansas Supreme Court receptive to declaring for the first time that the KS constitution recognizes abortion rights

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On Thursday, the Kansas Supreme Court hears oral arguments today on whether the state constitution protects the right to abortion. Our post here:

In November, voters rejected an attempt by Kansas Right to Life to unseat 5 sitting justices over this case.

Here’s more on the hearing from the AP.

By JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer

Kansas’ highest court appeared receptive Thursday to declaring for the first time that the state constitution recognizes abortion rights, with a majority of the justices skeptical of the state’s argument against the idea as it defended a ban on a common second-trimester procedure.

Read more:

http://m.sfgate.com/news/article/Challenge-to-2015-ban-could-doom-other-Kansas-11005603.php

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