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Hodes & Nauser v. Kobach

Description:  Planned Parenthood, and other abortionists, are attempting to block enforcement of Kansas’ pro-life and pro-woman law.


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Monday, Oct 30, 2023

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Caleb Dalton regarding a ruling by the Johnson County District Court Monday in Hodes & Nauser v. Kobach that allows Planned Parenthood and other abortionists to temporarily block enforcement of Kansas’ pro-life, pro-woman law, the Woman’s Right to Know Act:

“For decades, women in Kansas have been empowered to make fully informed decisions when it comes to the health of their pregnancies and the consequential decision to end the life of their unborn child. These kinds of informed consent laws reflect the long-standing will of the people of Kansas, but Planned Parenthood challenged the law because it impacted their bottom line. Planned Parenthood has made it clear that its goal is to withhold information from women, bypass ultrasounds, and refuse to meet with women before an abortion. Kansans are right to want to protect maternal health and safety and the lives of the unborn, and we will continue defending their interests.”

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, parental rights, and the sanctity of life.

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ABOUT Caleb Dalton

Caleb Dalton serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a key role at the Center for Academic Freedom. Since joining ADF in 2013, Dalton has served on multiple teams representing private individuals and government entities to affirm the fundamental freedoms of speech and religious liberty. In 2017, he joined the Center for Academic Freedom where he has represented clients seeking to speak freely on campus without fear of unconstitutional government censorship. Dalton earned a J.D. at the Regent University School of Law, graduating cum laude. He is a member of the bar in Arizona, Virginia, and the District of Columbia; he is also admitted to practice before multiple federal district and appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.