Today, a guest post from Pro-lifer Bill from Olathe: “I had the pleasure of being in the Senate chamber today for the passage of H Sub SB 36, the Abortion Clinic Licensing Bill. It passed 24-15 and will almost certainly be signed into law by Gov. Brownback. Some high points of this bill are:
it requires clinics to meet minimum medical standards, like having doorways wide enough to fit a gurney through and keeping the surgical equipment from being stored amongst medical waste.
it requires that injuries and deaths occurring during the act of abortion are reported. As it stands, if a woman isn’t reported dead at the abortion clinic itself, then there is no requirement for the clinic to report the death. This makes tracking the number of abortion-related injuries and deaths rather dicey.
it would ban the prescription of RU-486 via web cam. Honestly, I didn’t even know this was an option. Any time I have a sinus infection, my doctor of 15 years requires I’m tested and checked out before prescribing the same antibiotic he prescribes every year. I suppose abortionists are a little less concerned about the health of their patients.