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Other Decisions 114,153 (21/01/2016)

Authority: Court of Appeals of the State of Kansas

Date: 01/21/2016

Subject: The decision of the Court of Appeals of the State of Kansas in the light of the relevant case-law, the Constitution of the State of Kansas recognizes the right to abortion: therefore, the Court stated that there is a substantial likelihood that the Kansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, aiming at prohibiting the method for abortion called D&E, i.e. "dilation and evacuation”, is constitutionally illegitimate

Parties: Hodes & Nauser, MDS, P.A.; Herbert C. Hodes, M.D.; and Traci Lynn Nauser, M.D. v. Derek Schmidt, in His Official Capacity as Attorney General of the State of Kansas; and Stephen M. Howe, in His Official Capacity as District Attorney for Johnson County

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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