UPDATED: Sedgwick County recommends halting abortions

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(Updated to include comments from Planned Parenthood and Kansans for Life)

The Sedgwick County Commission on Wednesday voted to urge the governor to stop abortion services during the health emergency confronting the state.

The commission voted 4-1 to recommend the governor deem abortion services as nonessential, meaning they would be subject to the statewide stay-at-home order put in place to reign in the spread of COVID-19.

The recommendation also would go to the county health officer, who has the power to revise the local stay-at-home order.

Gov. Laura Kelly, a staunch supporter of abortion . . .

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