Politics & Government

April 13, 2011 12:00 AM

Abortion-consent bill signed

TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that Kansas has established "life as sacred and beautiful" with new laws requiring doctors to get written permission from parents before performing abortions on minors and tightening restrictions on procedures after the 21st week of pregnancy, based on disputed claims that fetuses can feel pain.

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