Kansas continues to defeat abortionists’ lawsuits

  By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Days after Planned Parenthood conceded defeat to Kansas in a three-years-running lawsuit, another abortion lawsuit over a pro-life Kansas law is rapidly crumbling. Last week, attorneys for Herb Hodes & Traci Nauser, who operate the Center for Women’s Health (CWH) in Overland Park, acknowledged that an …

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Planned Parenthood lawsuit hopes to undermine Kansas informed consent and pain law

By Kathy Ostrowski, legislative director, Kansans for Life Kansas is playing a role in the national abortion drama in which laws passed in ‘red’ states with pro-life legislatures and executive branches are sued by abortion activists to find ‘blue’ courts willing to interfere. In the past week, two of the four abortion businesses in Kansas challenged …

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Signs HB 2253, the Pro-Life Protections Act!

This morning, Governor Sam Brownback signed HB 2253, the Pro-life Protections Act, into law.  HB 2253 codifies abortion informed consent materials authorized by the state health department, and removes all tax streams that pay for abortion and give tax advantages to abortion businesses.  The informed consent section has an added mandate for the state health …

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Kansas passes bill to defund abortion and support Down Syndrome

By Kathy Ostrowski, legislative director Kansans for Life The Kansas “Pro-Life Protections Act” (HB 2253) passed the Senate by a vote of 29-11, after a nearly three-hour debate Monday that focused on extraneous amendments offered by pro-abortion Democrat senators. Only one amendment (tweaking the tax code) was adopted. Because of that, HB 2253 is procedurally …

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Kansas bills fight abortion coercion

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director Kansans for Life Moving through the Kansas legislative process this week were two measures combating abortion coercion: the Pro-Life Protections Act (HB 2253) and SCR 1606, a resolution commending pregnancy maintenance resource centers (also known as crisis pregnancy centers). SCR 1606 was adopted by the Senate (fittingly) on January 22 …

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