TOPEKA – A bill changing the state’s late-term abortion laws seems unlikely to find a friendly reception on the governor’s desk.
Shortly before midnight Tuesday, lawmakers approved the negotiated proposal. The votes fell short of veto-proof majorities in both chambers.
While he hasn’t read the bill, Gov. Mark Parkinson, a Democrat, said Wednesday that the state’s current law stuck a good balance reflecting the different views on the issue.
“We should only amend it or change it if there are compelling reasons to do so,” he said. Read More