State news on abortion focuses on a summer camp that trains anti-abortion activists and a Kansas City Planned Parenthood whose charges of performing illegal late-term abortions were dismissed in order to narrow a case against it.
Texas Tribune: Summer Camp Focuses On Fight Against Abortion
In its third year, Reveal summer camp is organized by Texas Right to Life, a statewide anti-abortion advocacy organization based in Houston. For $240, high school students can attend a two-week overnight camp that along with the plentiful icebreakers and 'smores, teaches them how to become activists. So far, a spokeswoman said, the only reason the organization turned down a student is because of age, and typically a spot is offered to every student who applies (Smith, 8/3).
The Associated Press: 26 Charges Against Kan. Abortion Clinic Dismissed
A Kansas judge on Thursday dismissed 26 misdemeanor charges against a Kansas City-area Planned Parenthood clinic, honoring a prosecutor's request to further narrow a criminal case over allegations the clinic performed illegal late-term abortions. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe confirmed Thursday night that District Judge Stephen Tatum signed an order late in the afternoon at Howe's request (Hanna, 8/3).