Kansas Senate Bans Sex-Slection Abortion

February 21, 2013 | Posted in The Issues

Yesterday, the Kansas Senate voted 37-2 to prohibit abortions based solely on the gender of the unborn child.  The Kansas Catholic Conference testified in favor of this legislation.  It is believed that most of these abortions target unborn girls for elimination.  Now the bill moves to the House.

This is how they voted:

Abrams, Apple, Arpke, Bowers, Bruce, Denning, Donovan, Emler, Fitzgerald, Hawk, Hensley, Holland, Holmes, Kelly, Kerschen, King, Knox, LaTurner, Longbine, Love, Lynn, Masterson, McGinn, Melcher, O’Donnell, Olson, Ostmeyer, Petersen, Pettey, Pilcher-Cook, Powell, Pyle, V. Schmidt, Smith, Tyson, Wagle, Wolf.

Nays: Faust-Goudeau, Haley.

Present and Passing: Francisco.