[JURIST] Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) [official website] on Tuesday announced the signing of two pieces of legislation restricting abortions [JURIST news archive] in the state. The Abortion Reporting Accuracy and Parental Rights Act [HB 2035, PDF] requires unemancipated minors to obtain notarized parental signatures before an abortion may be performed, and the "fetal pain bill" [HB 2218, PDF] restricts abortions beyond 22 weeks of pregnancy based on the belief that a fetus can feel pain at that stage of…

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