Tag Archives: Kansas

Kansas has fewest abortions in 2017 in 30 years

By Dave Andrusko A preliminary report released Tuesday by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment [KDHE] says there were 6,782 abortions in 2017, the lowest number in 30 years. “The 6,782 reported abortions in 2017 is

Kansas asks Supreme Court to review decision holding state can’t cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko On February 21, a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court injunction preventing Kansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood Great Plains which has

Kansans for Life invites you to NRLC 2018

By Mary Kay Culp, Executive Director, Kansans for Life This year the National Right to Life Convention is in Kansas for the first time ever–specifically at the Sheraton Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas, on Thursday, Friday, and

Court of Appeals says Kansas can’t cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court injunction preventing Kansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood Great Plains which has two

Kansas Gov. Brownback signs abortionist info mandate

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signing SB 83, DISCLOSE ACT, into law.

By Kathy Ostrowski, Policy & Research Director, Kansans for Life On Wednesday Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed Senate Bill 83, the Disclose Act, into law. He told the assembled audience, “The dignity of life and the inherent

Kansas Senate passes abortionist info Disclosure Act

Sen. Rob Olson

By Kathy Ostrowski, Kansans for Life, Policy & Research director The Kansas legislature is sending Gov. Sam Brownback another first-in-the-nation pro-life bill. This morning the state Senate approved, 25-15, Senate sub SB 83, an update to the

National Right to Life congratulates Ron Estes for special election win in Kansas

Leaders from National Right to Life and pro-life Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) congratulated newly elected Congressman Ron Estes (R). Pictured (L-R): Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director; Senator Pat Roberts; Congressman Ron Estes, Dr. David O'Steen, National Right to Life executive director; and Jennifer Popik, National Right to Life legislative director.

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Leaders from National Right to Life were pleased to meet with and congratulate newly elected pro-life Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) at a reception in his office on the

Kansas abortion total down; number of dismemberment abortions up

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) Tuesday reported a 2.4% drop in the total number of Kansas abortions for 2016, compared to 2015. There were 6,810 abortions

Pro-Life Ron Estes defeats Pro-abortion James Thompson in Kansas special election

Congressman-elect Ron Estes

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Kansans for Life (KFL) congratulates the fourth district for electing pro-life State Treasurer, Ron Estes, to replace outgoing Congressman Mike Pompeo who is now director of the CIA. On

Kansas abortion clinics skirting requirements of Woman’s Right to Know Act

Neurologist Bettinger at PP

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Kansas has a history of abortionists lacking formal training in obstetrics & gynecology, and abortion clinics have kept women in the dark about that. Even now, with Kansas abortion

Vote April 11 in Kansas 4 special election between Pro-Life Ron Estes and Pro-Abortion James Thompson

Pro-life Kansas state Treasurer Ron Estes (R) with Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director. National Right to Life endorsed Ron Estes in the Kansas 4 special election.

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Tuesday’s special election in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District to replace pro-life Rep. Mike Pompeo (R) is of particular interest to pro-lifers. It is the first special election to

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

Kansas pro-life legislators surround the Crosier family (at left: Samuel, Sean, Sheryl, Scott, and Sabella), immediately behind Gov. Brownback is Sen. Mary Pilcher Cook, Sen. Jacob LaTurner (lead sponsor), and KFL legislative director Kathy Ostrowski. To the right are Ann & Frank Barnes, whose daughter Megan, like Simon Crosier, was the victim of a secret DNR order.

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