Protecting Human Life

It is the unchanging, and unchangeable, teaching of the Catholic Church that human life is intrinsically valuable and should be protected from conception to natural death. The issues of abortion, embryonic stem cell research, euthanasia, and assisted suicide have a special claim on the consciences of faithful Catholics. It is the solemn obligation of all Catholics to work for the day when the most vulnerable among us enjoy the full and equal protection of the law, and the loving care of society.

2012 Statement: Kansas Bishops on Religious Freedom, Conscience and the Sanctity of Human Life

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Governor Signs Two Pro-Life Bills Into Law

April 22, 2013 | Posted in The Issues

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” […] Read More >>

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, […] Read More >>

March for Life in Topeka, January 22, 2013

January 21, 2013 | | Posted in The Issues

Tuesday, January 22, Kansans will march for life on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. 11:00 AM — Mass at the Topeka Performing Arts Center (TPAC), located at 214 SE 8th Ave. (2 blocks East of the Capitol). 12:45 PM — March for Life from TPAC to the south steps of the State Capitol […] Read More >>

Abortion Clinic to be Opened in Wichita

October 1, 2012 | | Posted in The Issues

It is being reported that abortions will once again be offered in Wichita, in the very same building previously used by George Tiller for his abortion business.  The clinic is expected to be open for business in January.  Please pray that this shameful development does not come to pass. Read More >>

Kansas Senate Passes Health Care Conscience Bill 23-16

The Kansas Senate has sent conscience protection legislation to Governor Brownback’s desk, which he is expected to sign.  The bill will protect health care providers from being discriminated against if they refuse to provide — or refer for — drugs and devices they reasonably believe could cause an abortion.  Find your state senator here and […] Read More >>

KU Medical Center Wants Residents Trained in Abortion

Important Pro-Life legislation supported by the Kansas Catholic Conference is facing opposition from the Kansas University Medical Center.  While KU Med officials did not testify against HB 2598 at its committee hearing, they have been contacting members of the Legislature to oppose language in the bill that prevents state employees from participating in the abortion […] Read More >>

Komen Backtracks, Rescinds Earlier Decision to Defund Planned Parenthood

February 4, 2012 | | Posted in The Issues

While the situation isn’t exactly clear, the Susan G. Komen Foundation appears to have knuckled under to pressure from the abortion industry and its advocates.  Komen’s earlier decision to cut financial ties with Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, caused a firestorm of criticism from abortion advocates. Read More >>