TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The chief federal judge for Kansas has set what she considers an aggressive schedule for a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood against parts of a new state abortion law.
U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil announced the schedule Monday, as most of the law took effect. It's designed to allow a hearing July 29 on the merits of Planned Parenthood's legal challenge.
Under her schedule, the parties must finish filing written legal arguments by July 22.
Planned Parenthood is challenging provisions that require patients to receive information before their pregnancies about the ability of the fetus to feel pain and that abortion ends the life of a separate human being.
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