Kansas Supreme Court ruling could spark challenges to abortion bans
Right To Life March, January 18, 2019. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
The impact: This ruling, which blocks a 2015 Kansas law that banned second-trimester abortions, could set the stage for future legal challenges to state laws that restrict abortion access. "[M]ore than 11 states across the Midwest and south have been passing laws that ban abortion procedures after six weeks — often before women even know they are pregnant," per the Washington Post.