UPDATED: Kelly vetoes ‘born alive’ bill


(Updated to include reaction from both sides to the veto)

Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a bill requiring physicians to care for an infant born alive after a failed abortion, saying it's misleading and unnecessary.

"Federal law already protects newborns, and the procedure being described in this bill does not exist in Kansas in the era of modern medicine," Kelly said in a statement.

“The intent of this bill is . . .


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