State and Region

Kansas providers cautious about telemedicine abortions

Topeka — Kansas providers might not be ready for months to do telemedicine abortions even though a state-court judge has blocked the state from enforcing its ban on teleconferencing with patients seeking pregnancy-ending medications. Planned Parenthood Great Plains said Wednesday it is ...

Missouri attorney nominated to be next U.S. Attorney for Kansas

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he will nominate a former Jackson County, Missouri, prosecuting attorney to be the next U.S. Attorney for Kansas. Kate Brubacher, a native of North Newton, Kansas, worked in the Jackson County prosecutor's office from from 2016 to ...

Judge blocks Kansas law that banned prescribing abortion pills over telemedicine

WICHITA — Kansas women could soon be able to seek abortion pills through telemedicine appointments after a judge blocked a state law banning the practice. Abortion providers and abortion rights advocates say the decision will help expand access to abortion for people across the state, ...