The Trump administrations unfortunate decision to put the government between patients and their doctors threatens women across Kansas and Missouri.
Unwanted pregnancies are virtually assured. Serious illness and yes, backroom abortions are possibilities. At the very least, low-income women seeking contraceptive services will find that birth control is harder to get.
All because of a misguided gag rule the administration started enforcing this week, a measure that should be repealed or discarded by the courts.
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