Kansas City St. Luke's (Briefly) Stops Emergency Contraception After SCOTUS Abortion Crackdown

UPDATED . . . They're going to provide Plan B after all.

A sign of the times resonates across the metro and gives credence to concerns about the far-reaching impact of reproductive freedom impact on the community and the electorate.

Here's the word . . .

The hospital system, based in Kansas City, confirmed the information to KCTV5 News on Tuesday night, saying it was making the move to protect its doctors from liability and any potential criminal prosecution.

Under new Missouri law, doctors who perform or induce an abortion not related to a medical emergency can be charged with a Class B felony. That would result in their license being revoked, and a possible prison sentence of 5-15 years. The hospital system will still allow contraception and abortion-related care at its Kansas locations.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

St. Luke's Hospital no longer offering emergency contraception following Missouri abortion ban

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - St. Luke's Hospital will no longer provide emergency contraception at its Missouri locations following last week's state abortion ban, which was triggered by the U.S. Supreme Court reversal of Roe vs. Wade.