Kansas abortion vote: Why recount with such a large margin?

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Tuesday began a partial hand recount of this month’s decisive statewide vote in favor of abortion rights, a move forced by two Republican activists even though the margin was so large that the recount won’t change the outcome. Nine of the state’s 105 counties are doing the recount at … Read more

Florida Court Rules 16-Year-Old Too Immature for an Abortion but Mature Enough to Raise a Child

If you’re a reasonable person living on planet Earth, there’s probably rarely been a day over the last several years in which conservatives haven’t made you want to scream. And unfortunately, today will not provide a reprieve from the madness. On Tuesday, NBC News reported that a Florida appeals court recently ruled that a 16-year-old … Read more

GOP group’s credit card advanced KS abortion amendment recount

Voters cast their ballots on voting machines Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center in Overland Park. Chris Ochsner cochsner@kcstar.com A credit card belonging to the Kansas Republican Assembly was provided to advance a statewide recount of the abortion amendment vote expected to cost more than $229,000, said Mark Gietzen, … Read more

Radhika Jones on the Rebel of Formula 1 and Other Fall Superstars

Of all the surprises in Chris Heath’s mesmerizing cover profile of the Formula 1 icon Lewis Hamilton, the one that charmed me most is that Hamilton dislikes driving. Not on the racecourse, to be clear—there he channels the joy and dedication of an athlete who found the exact thing he was born to do (one … Read more

Conservative Kansas votes clear ‘NO’ to abortion ban

Kansas voters have rejected Republican efforts to cancel the state’s constitutional right for women to have an abortion — even after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, writes Mitchell Zimmerman. OUR COUNTRY (USA) may be divided on the issue of abortion. But when it comes down to it, most Americans believe that it’s … Read more

Indiana becomes first state post-Roe to pass law banning most abortions

CNN — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Friday signed a bill that would ban most abortions – the first state to pass a restrictive law against the procedure since Roe v. Wade was overturned earlier this summer. The Indiana House and Senate passed the GOP-sponsored bill earlier on Friday. The bill would provide exceptions for … Read more

More Illegal Sites Running Online Abortion Pill Scams

aug. 4, 2022 — Many women seeking abortion pills online have unknowingly been ordering the pills from one of many fake clinics making false claims, pharmacy experts report. While some online sites are licensed and legitimately connect consumers with the pills, the illegal sites may sell either counterfeit or expired pills or deliver no pills … Read more

Indiana lawmakers vote to keep exceptions from abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The deeply divided Indiana House voted Thursday to keep exceptions in cases of rape or incest in a bill that would ban nearly all abortions in the state. The Republican-dominated House voted 61-39 to defeat an amendment that would have removed those exceptions, with a majority of GOP members wanting their removal. … Read more