Tag Archives: DNR

Stumping for secret court orders and secret DNR orders

By Right to Life of Michigan At Right to Life of Michigan we’ve been flooded with a rash of calls and requests lately of a most disturbing nature. Patients and their families are finding themselves subject to

Kansas’ Gov. Brownback signs first-in-nation Simon’s Law

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Appreciative parents, legislators and pro-life /pro-family advocates surrounded Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback this morning as he formally signed Simon’s Law. Simon’s Law passed the Kansas Senate 29-9 on March

Kansas sends Simon’s Law to Gov. Brownback

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Kansans for Life’s top priority pro-life bill, Simon’s Law, has been sent to a receptive Gov. Sam Brownback for his signature. Kudos goes to the tireless efforts of the

Kansas Senate strengthens parental rights by passing Simon’s Law

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Last night, the Kansas Senate approved Simon’s Law, 29-11, despite a last-minute hostile amendment from Sen. Barbara Bollier. All but three Republicans voted in favor of this Kansans for

Kansas Senate committee passes Simon’s Law

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Kansans for Life [KFL] applauds the Senate Federal and State Affairs chair, Jacob LaTurner (R-Pittsburg), and members of the committee, for advancing an amended version of SB 85, Simon’s

Kansas enacts pro-life laws, time clock precludes passage of “Simon’s Law”

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas Legislature adjourned for the year in the wee hours of Monday morning, with two big victories in the area of pro-life healthcare. Disappointingly, however, the time clock

Pro-life doctors & nurses groups endorse Kansas’ Simon’s Law

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Pro-lifers across the nation have been reading our series of articles on the “Faces & Facts of Simon’s Law,” and are urging Kansas to protect children and empower parents

The Faces & Facts behind Simon’s Law: Krissy

By Kathy Ostrowski, Kansans for Life Legislative Director Editor’s note. Simon’s Law insures that life-sustaining treatment (resuscitation, nutrition, medicine) will not be denied to minors without parental consent. This bill has already passed the Kansas Senate 37-3

Faces & Facts behind Simon’s Law: Simon’s dad speaks

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director. Kansans for Life Recent posts have revealed the facts surrounding secretly placed “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) orders without parental notice or consent that resulted in the deaths of Simon Crosier and Megan

Shock: pediatricians will issue DNRs to minors without parental OK

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Editor’s note. This is the latest in an ongoing series of stories about a proposed law in Kansas that would prevent children from being denied life-sustaining care through DNR

Two Kansas pro-life bills get Senate first round approval

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared the morning of March 22 on the blog of Kansans for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Later in the day

Simon’s Law: parental rights versus medical discrimination

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Can a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) order be placed in your child’s medical file without your knowledge? YES! Can your child be denied life-sustaining care based on a quality