Phill Kline

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Summer 2013 Supreme Court Grants Review of Massachusetts Buffer Zone Law On June 24, 2013 the Supreme Court announced that it will review a decision of the First Circuit upholding a Massachusetts law that severely restricts the free speech of pro-life advocates. Life Legal Defense Foundation filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief …

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[This article was printed in Lifeline Vol. XXIII, No. 1 (Winter 2014) [PDF] CASES TO WATCH: Mississippi v. Ester Mann, Harriet Ashley, and Ron Nederhoed (Miss.)—Sidewalk counselors arrested for obstructing the sidewalk while peacefully praying and holding signs on the public sidewalk outside Mississippi’s last standing abortion clinic, the Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Jackson Police Department officers claim that …

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How Will Kansas Supreme Court Rule in Kline Disciplinary Action?

Nov. 15, 2012: Today former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline faced a final hearing on discipline from the Kansas Supreme court for claimed ethics violations which could include possible disbarment. These alleged violations stem from Kline’s investigation into abortion practices, both late-term abortions and abortionists’ failure to report statutory rape. Last month, the Life Legal …

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LLDF Urges Kansas Supreme Court to Abandon Findings Against Former AG Kline

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, LLDF filed an Amicus brief with the Kansas Supreme Court in the disciplinary case In the Matter of Phill Kline. Phill Kline earned national attention when, as Attorney General of Kansas, he investigated and charged abortion providers in his state for their failure to report suspected child sex abuse. Although …

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Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline Files Yet Another Recusal Motion: Kansas Supreme Court Judge Biased

Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline Files Yet Another Recusal Motion:  Kansas Supreme Court Judge Biased Life Legal Defense Foundation continues to support Phill Kline, whose attorneys just filed a motion requesting the Court order Judge Karen Arnold-Burger to recuse herself from a case against the former Kansas Attorney General.  Kline is charged with alleged …

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Planned Parenthood, Politics and Prosecutorial Good Conduct: The Phill Kline Story

[This article was printed in Lifeline Vol. XXI, No. 1 (Spring 2012) Read in PDF.] LLDF held its Annual Benefit on November 5, 2011. Once again, the venue was the Terrace Room at The Lake Merritt Hotel in Oakland, California. The Terrace Room is a 1920s art deco supper club with a panoramic view of …

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Ask the Attorney: An Interview with Former Kansas Attorney General and Johnson County District Attorney Phill Kline

The unfortunate shooting death of abortionist George Tiller this past May has once again focused attention on Kansas as the late-term abortion capital of the nation. Gone unmentioned by the media, however, was the fact that for six years Kansas had a pro-life prosecutor who put his career on the line in an unflagging effort …

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