Kansas abortion records battle:

  • Kline vs. clinics: Abortion records case nears court | Next week, Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline will take his request for medical records of women and girls who received abortions to the state's highest court (The Kansas City Star)
  • Abortion foes, backers gear up for court battle | Groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue held competing news conferences Thursday, one week before a key court hearing on patient medical records is scheduled to be held (The Wichita Eagle, Kan.)
  • Clinics want Kline held in contempt in abortion records case | Two abortion clinics are asking the Kansas Supreme Court to cite Attorney General Phill Kline for contempt, accusing him of violating judicial orders in a case involving his attempts to gain access to their patient records (Associated Press)
  • Sides trade charges over abortion records | A week before a high-profile showdown before the Kansas Supreme Court, a large Kansas abortion clinic on Thursday fired shots at Attorney General Phill Kline and his attempt to examine the confidential medical records of dozens of abortion patients (The Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kan.)

Politics & Law:

  • Local man fighting for JN36TN plate | A federal judge said Tuesday he isn't sure many people will understand the religious message from the vanity license plate a West Rutland man has filed a lawsuit to get for his 1966 Ford pickup (The Rutland Herald, Vt.)
  • Also: Federal judge rejects bid for religious license plate | But JN36TN case will go forward (Associated Press)
  • Stamp of approval | Bush administration reverses policy for faith-based rehab (World)
  • ACLU seeks to free faith from Cobb's bias | In Cobb, where the majority of its government prayers are made in the name of Jesus, it is taking sides and preferring Christianity over all other faiths (Maggie Garrett, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
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