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Kansas waits for court rulings on new abortion law

Published on -6/28/2013, 7:42 AM

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas officials are waiting for rulings from state and federal judges on whether the state can enforce new abortion restrictions with pending lawsuits against them.

A sweeping anti-abortion law is scheduled to take effect Monday. It bans sex-selection abortions, blocks tax breaks for abortion providers and prohibits them from furnishing materials or instructors for public schools' sexuality courses.

The law also spells out in greater detail the information women must receive before abortions, including a statement that abortion ends the life of "whole, separate, unique, living human being."

Abortion providers want to block parts or all of the law.

Two doctors sued in Shawnee County District Court, challenging the entire law. Planned Parenthood filed a narrower, federal lawsuit, and hearings on both cases were held this week.

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