Tag Archives: Simon’s Law

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

Simon’s Law passes Kansas House unanimously

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The weather outside in the capital city of Kansas Wednesday was dreary and rainy, but a raft of sunshine could be felt under the capitol dome when the Kansas

Kansas House committee passes “Simon’s Law”

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee this morning passed “Simon’s Law” by voice vote. It is anticipated that the bill will be debated by the full House

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

“Simon’s Law” protects parental rights, especially for medically fragile kids

By Kathy Ostrowski, legislative director Kansans for Life “Simon’s Law” is named for a medically fragile baby born with Trisomy 18 and apnea (breathing difficulty), who died when resuscitation was denied. His devastated parents, Sheryl and Scott

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