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Ohio Senate Fails to Override John Kasich Veto of Heartbeat Bill

Outgoing Gov. John Kasich has echoed the sentiments of Planned Parenthood and Democrats, referring to the “Heartbeat Bill” as unconstitutional. He has said he did not want to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars defending the bill in court.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 10: Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing November 10, 2016 at the White House in Washington, DC. President Obama hosted the Cavaliers to honor their 2016 NBA championship. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Texas Bill Would Criminalize Dismemberment Abortions

A Texas state lawmaker has pre-filed a bill that would criminalize dismemberment abortions. If the law passes, it would be a crime for an abortion doctor to surgically dismember and extract a living baby while in the womb. The criminal penalty would be a state jail felony.

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Obama Administration Strips Kansas of Federal ‘Family Planning’ Funding

Kansas loses approximately $370,000 annually in federal Title X “family planning” funding that the Planned Parenthood affiliates in Wichita and Hays – and another unaffiliated facility in Dodge City – had been receiving. The Obama administration acted after Kansas passed a bill that directed Title X “family planning” funds to public health departments and hospitals, shifting it away from Planned Parenthood.

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