At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis continued to draw attention to the moral imperative of helping the needy, saying: “the parable of the final judgement reminds us that, in the end, we will be judged on our love for others and especially for those in need.”
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Governor Sam Brownback has signed two important Pro-Life bills into law. The Pro-Life Protections Act prevents any state funds from being used for abortion, bans abortions that are based solely on the gender of the unborn child, and declares that the life of each human being begins at fertilization. A second bill bans “wrongful birth” [...]
Highly anticipated immigration legislation was introduced in the US Senate Wednesday by the “Gang of Eight” bipartisan group of senators. Debate over immigration reform is expected to last for months.
Yesterday, Governor Sam Brownback signed legislation that will help protect religious individuals and institutions from government coercion that would force them to violate their religious beliefs. It is believed to be one of the strongest such laws in the country. To see how your state representative and state senator voted, click here.
The judiciary…will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution. –Alexander Hamilton, Federalist 78 Alas, not quite. The Founding Fathers, formed by deep study of history’s various attempts at free societies — John Adams was reading Cicero’s Orations at 14 instead of staring at Facebook — established a system of government [...]
With the legislative session winding down, legislation that would repeal Kansas’ death penalty law will have to wait until next year.
Today the Kansas House voted against legislation that would give kids from low income families, and children with special needs, the opportunity to attend private schools they would not otherwise be able to afford. The vote was 56-63, but in a highly unusual development, because of a mistake by the representative sitting in the chair, [...]