Kansas Law Requires Reporting of Underage Abortion Doctors who perform abortions on girls under 16 must report the patients to authorities for investigation of possible rape or sexual abuse, a new state attorney general's opinion says. As Kansas law prohibits sex with a child under 16, pregnancy is evidence of child abuse, state Attorney General Phill Kline says. Hear Kansas Public Radio's Peter Hancock.
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Kansas Law Requires Reporting of Underage Abortion

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Kansas Law Requires Reporting of Underage Abortion

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Kansas Law Requires Reporting of Underage Abortion

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Doctors who perform abortions on girls under 16 must report the patients to authorities for investigation of possible rape or sexual abuse, a new state attorney general's opinion says. As Kansas law prohibits sex with a child under 16, pregnancy is evidence of child abuse, state Attorney General Phill Kline says. Hear Kansas Public Radio's Peter Hancock.