Former Kansas AG loses law license over abortion probes

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Kansas, which now has a Republican governor and majority-Republican Legislature, has passed several strong laws against abortion, said Mary Kay Culp, executive director of Kansans for Life.

But Mr. Kline’s case likely will be used “as an example to others to not enforce those laws,” she said Friday.

Pro-life advocates noted that during one of Mr. Kline’s court hearings, a law clerk tweeted that he was a “douchebag.” The clerk was fired, but the act showed the level of hostility aimed at anyone who tried to investigate abortion clinics in Kansas, the groups said.

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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...

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