Kline: Sebelius’ appointees engaged in unethical, possibly illegal, shredding of pivotal documents at the Kansas Department of Health

Former Attorney General Phill Kline said Friday he expects the actions of a Kansas political and legal system he described as corrupt would result in the dismissal of all remaining charges against a Planned Parenthood clinic accused of violating abortion laws.

Kline, an anti-abortion activist who initiated the investigation leading to 107 charges against Planned Parenthood in Johnson County, said in an interview with The Topeka Capital-Journal that “Shreddergate” should demonstrate the depth of corruption in defense of the Kansas abortion industry.

He blamed the administration of Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, now secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for obstructing his legitimate criminal inquiries of abortion law violations involving Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri and the late Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller. Sebelius held to a pro-choice position as governor and received political help from supporters of Planned Parenthood and Tiller.

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